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Symantec Directory : What hashes are supported for PBKDF2 algorithm?

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Article ID: 254135

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CA Directory

Issue/Introduction

You want to utilize the password encryption algorithm of PBKDF2 and wondering what type of hash it supports.

e.g. 

Does it supports these hashes ?

PBKDF2-HMAC-SHA512
PBKDF2-HMAC-SHA256

Environment

Release : 14.1

Resolution

Symantec Directory supports PBKDF2 with SHA1 hash only.
i.e. PBKDF2-HMAC-SHA1

It does not support SHA256 & SHA512 hashes.
i.e. PBKDF2-HMAC-SHA256 & PBKDF2-HMAC-SHA512.