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Re: [suse-security] password history
  • From: suse@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2006 18:18:20 +0100 (BST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0603271815400.28108@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
What about storing the **encrypted** passwords in a
database, such as mysql, with a column indicating when it
was first stored there? Then you can write a script to check
the validity of the password.


In theory, theory and practice are the same;
in practice they are not.

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