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Re: [suse-security] long passwords
  • From: michael stone <agentsmith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2002 15:15:43 -0600 (CST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.BSF.4.33.0202261443470.51511-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 26 Feb 2002, Roman Drahtmueller wrote:

> Can you please verify that you really have an md5-password? If the crypted
> password starts with the string $1$, then it's md5. This looks like it's
> not md5, because the length of the password as stated in /etc/login.defs
> is ignored for md5.

I found the problem, I did not have a md5 password. I had
changed my password with Yast2, but it does not store the password as md5.
Changing it again via passwd fixed it.

thanks,
michael

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> Thanks,
> Roman.
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