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Re: [suse-security] Password length
  • From: <pedrocsort-e@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 05:56:37 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <20061016125638.2434.qmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi,

I do not know what version of SuSE you use.
But since 9.2 I have systems running with blowfish
encryption and the root passwd on my systems is always
25 chars.
And I had no problem so far.

Regards,
Pedro

--- Miguel ALBUQUERQUE <miguel.albuquerque@xxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> Why can't one increase the password length ?
> I've changed the password length to 15 and
> encryption method from DES to
> MD5 due to DES length limitations but when I create
> an user the password
> is truncated is still truncadet to 8 chars !
>
> What am i missing here ?
>
>
>
> Miguel Albuquerque
> Network Administrator
>
>
>
>
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