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Re: [suse-security] Password length
  • From: Boyan Tabakov <blade.alslayer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 13:06:10 +0300
  • Message-id: <200610161306.14809.blade.alslayer@xxxxxxxxx>
On 16.10.2006 13:59, Miguel ALBUQUERQUE wrote:
> Same thing...maybe a bug in YAST ? How can check it manually ?

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.

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

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