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NIS: password encryption used for /etc/passwd with SuSE 7.0?
  • From: "Lars O. Grobe" <grobe@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 15:54:10 +0100
  • Message-id: <200201301350.OAA04539@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi!

Does anybody know which encryption SuSE 7.0 uses for user passwords in
/etc/passwd (users which are not in shadow)? Is it md5 or des, and can I
change the encryption mechanism?

Thank You, CU, Lars.

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