RE: User Hash

From: Dylan Douglas <dylan_at_mediadefender.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 10:39:46 -0700

G-

It contains a 16-byte user hash that eMule generates if it doesn't
exist. It's like they said, it is created on install and stays static.

-D

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Dylan Douglas
MediaDefender
"dyed-in-the-wool online scalp hunter"
 

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Ben Grodsky
>Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2007 8:09 PM
>To: Jay Mairs; 'ty.heath_at_gmail.com'; Dylan Douglas
>Subject: Fw: User Hash
>
>See below. Make sense? I never heard of this preferences.dat before.
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>----- Original Message -----
>From: Skinner, Andrew (NBC Universal) <Andrew.Skinner_at_nbcuni.com>
>To: Ben Grodsky
>Sent: Thu Aug 16 18:46:39 2007
>Subject: RE: User Hash
>
>The eMule user hash isn't displayed in the GUI, but can be
>found in the preferences.dat file.
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>From: Skinner, Andrew (NBC Universal)
>Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2007 5:55 PM
>To: 'Ben Grodsky'
>Subject: RE: User Hash
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>I'll see what I can come up with.
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>From: Ben Grodsky [mailto:grodsky_at_mediadefender.com]
>Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2007 5:53 PM
>To: Skinner, Andrew (NBC Universal)
>Subject: RE: User Hash
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>Andrew,
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>Is there any way to get a screen capture of this hash, if it
>appears in the eMule program? We've gone down this path
>before and the hash that Aaron just made up wasn't the right
>number of characters and he wasn't clear about where that was
>listed (though we asked him).
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>Thanks,
>
>Ben
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>________________________________
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>From: Skinner, Andrew (NBC Universal)
>[mailto:Andrew.Skinner_at_nbcuni.com]
>Sent: Thu 16-Aug-07 17:43
>To: Ben Grodsky
>Subject: User Hash
>
>Hi Ben,
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>It looks like my email is working again. Yay!
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>I just double checked what type of hash Bay is recording. Can
>you guys start capturing the eMule user hash instead of the
>KAD hash? Here is what they said,
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>"It is the eMule user hash. It is not specific to either the
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>traditional or Kad network, rather it is the client software's own.
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>It is valuable because it doesn't change from session to
>session in the application. Unless the user removes the
>configuration files or completely uninstalls and reinstalls
>the application, the eMule user hash remains constant.
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>"
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>This is what needs to be recorded.
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>Thanks,
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>Andrew
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