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Re: [SLE] DES vs. MD5 passwords
  • From: Philipp Thomas <philipp.thomas@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2003 02:25:26 +0200
  • Message-id: <cueqdvscodn9kf7prpdevhc06n24vu8kp0@xxxxxxx>
Jerry A! <jerry@xxxxxxxxxxx> [Tue, 3 Jun 2003 11:44:32 -0400]:

>Use MD5 or Blowfish. Edit /etc/pam/{pam_pwcheck,pam_unix2}.conf and
>change the default to use one of the aforementioned.

But only do this in a pure linux environment and you may stumble across
applications which can only handle 8 chars passwords.

Philipp


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