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[Bug 743715] Password Encryption: Yast Add User Uses MD5, Initial System Config Used SHA512

Jiří Suchomel <jsuchome@xxxxxxxx> changed:

What |Removed |Added
Resolution| |FIXED

--- Comment #21 from Jiří Suchomel <jsuchome@xxxxxxxx> 2012-01-31 20:15:26 UTC
(In reply to comment #19)
Jiri, it seems to work manually under a 12.1, once in Yast2 security center ->
password you set SHA512
then the /etc/default/passwd contain this


So this is correct and YaST works as it should on installed system.

For 12.1 update, perhaps the script could check if
then replace it by
? Don't know if it's a good idea or not, +adding a comment #bnc743715

No, that would not be good, as we could not know in script if the value is
there by error or on purpose.

So I think I can close it now: for 12.1, users can change the encryption value
from YaST, and for next release, it should work well from the beginning.

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