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Re: [suse-security] passwords limited 8 characters
  • From: Jedi/Sector One <j@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2000 00:05:29 +0200
  • Message-id: <38DE89A9.628BDFE0@xxxxxx>
Ertan Sekmen wrote:
> it doesn't have this value, and when i added it returns me unknown item
> 'md5_crypt_enab'
> #rpm -q shadow
> shadow-19990827-29

Mmmm... Maybe Suse does not ship the shadow passwords suite with MD5
passwords support (due to export restriction laws ?) .
You may want to get the source code and compile it yourself. Compile
it the following way :

./configure --enable-md5crypt
make
make install

Best regards,
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