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Re: [SLE] Allowed characters in password - 10.1
  • From: Sunny <sloncho@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 13 May 2006 10:22:48 -0500
  • Message-id: <e7eeb230605130822m6b1dd09ycd7d514a8cf00322@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 5/13/06, Theo v. Werkhoven wrote:
Fri, 12 May 2006, by sloncho@xxxxxxxxx:

> Hi,
> does someone knows why "/" and "\" are not allowed in the passwords,
> at least the ones you can set with Yast?

'/' is reserved for directories, '\' is reserved as Escape

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Thanks Theo,
but as far as I can use these chars when I change the password on
command line, the limitation in Yast does not make sense.

Svetoslav Milenov (Sunny)

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