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Re: [suse-security] MD5 passwords
  • From: David Benfell <benfell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2002 19:59:39 -0800
  • Message-id: <20020202035939.GE20163@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 24 Jan 2002 18:58:14 +0100, Sven Michels wrote:
> Boris Kimel wrote:
> >
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Just another dummy question: how do I switch to using MD5 passwords on SuSE
> > 7.3 provided there are plenty users' accounts already?
>
> vi /usr/share/doc/packages/pam/README.md5
>
This does not seem to account for:

passwd: Authentication information cannot be recovered

Users are now unable to change their own passwords on my systems.

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