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Re: password history
  • From: Henning Hucke <h_hucke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 00:19:08 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0603280018160.19937@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 27 Mar 2006 discip@xxxxxxx wrote:

> I have a requirement to keep users from reusing old passwords,
> specifically, they must not choose a password that has been used
> within the past 10 passwords they have chosen.
>
> Is there an easy way to accomplish this?

Certainly not!

<sigh/> man -P "less +'/^ {7}remember='" pam_pwcheck

Regards
Henning Hucke
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