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How to Change NetScaler nsroot password Hash from SHA1 to SHA256?

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  • 3 weeks later...


Not exactly what you asked, but v12.1 uses SHA512 by default after you change the password.  (Can use the same password).

Original nsroot password shows SHA1 usage:



Set the password (use something other than nsroot nsroot)!!



show running | grep "system user"

now shows SHA512 hash:



Does that help, or do you explicitly need to use SHA256?

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