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Re: [suse-security] password length is only 8 characters?!?!?
  • From: <dog@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2001 09:51:19 -0500 (CDT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.31.0107110949410.31664-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
edit /etc/login.defs and change the value of PASS_MAX_LEN from 8 to 40.


On Wed, 11 Jul 2001, phil wrote:

>I just noticed that the password length is being truncated to 8 characters.
>How can I up that to say 40 characters? I tried setting in YaST1 and YaST2
>and when I set it to 40 it still truncates it back down to 8.
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Chad Whitten
Network/Systems Administrator
Nexband Communications
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