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RE: [suse-security] password length is only 8 characters?!?!?
  • From: "Reckhard, Tobias" <Reckhard@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2001 15:39:23 +0200
  • Message-id: <96C102324EF9D411A49500306E06C8D1348071@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Assuming you're using PAM, do:

cat /usr/share/doc/packages/pam/README.md5

Tobias

> -----Original Message-----
> From: phil [SMTP:phil@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2001 3:36 PM
> To: suse-security@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: [suse-security] password length is only 8 characters?!?!?
>
> 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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