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Re: [suse-security] password length is only 8 characters?!?!?
got md5 on it now.
a matter of adding md5 to all the little itty bitty files...
Sheez. I thought that would be turned on by default already. hehehe


On Wednesday 11 July 2001 06:50 am, you wrote:
> > I just noticed that the password length is being truncated to 8
> > characters.
>
> This comes from not using md5 passwords, but crypt() passwords. there is a
> howto somewhere at http://www.susesecurity.com/faq/
> ah, I just read it:
>
> How do I enable MD5 Password Encryption
> The documentation to enable MD5 password encryption is in
> /usr/share/doc/packages/pam/md5.config on your SuSE 7 machine.
>
> regards
> Markus

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