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Re: [suse-security] MD5 passwords again
  • From: Alex Levit <alex@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2002 06:29:17 -0800
  • Message-id: <200201261426.g0QEQsH09577@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Please send contents of your /etc/pam.d/pop

On Thursday 24 January 2002 23:13, Boris Kimel wrote:
> Hello All,
>
> Sorry to annoy you, but POP3 doesn't recognize MD5 passwords. All other
> services are ok. POP3 works perfect for the users whose passwords were not
> changed yet (i.e. were not converted to MD5).
>
> Why should I want MD5 passwords? That's simple: we had a RedHat system
> using MD5 passwords and
> (i) we'd like to transfer all the users with their passwords to SuSE;
> (ii) the existing passwords are longer than 8 characters.
>
> Looks like I need further reading on the PAM, but maybe there's a proven
> approach?
>
> Thanks,

--
Alex Levit


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