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Re: [suse-security] Password length
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 14:02:13 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0610161358410.21199@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Monday 2006-10-16 at 13:06 +0300, Boyan Tabakov wrote:

> See if your /etc/default/passwd file sais something like:
> CRYPT_FILES=blowfish
> BLOWFISH_CRYPT_FILES=10
>
> If passwords are crypted with blowfish, the hash in /etc/shadow should start
> with the '$2a$10$' magic.

Interesting.

>
> SuSE 9.3, 10 and 10.1 use blowfish by default. Why did you modified this
> anyway?

I don't know he, but in my case only new users or those that changed
password are using blowfish, looking at the shadow file - but my system
has been updated all the way from 8.1

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Cheers,
Carlos E. R.
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