Cracklib and PAM

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Mar 23 12:35:09 PST 2006


Dan Nicholson wrote these words on 03/23/06 14:26 CST:

> Because I don't always want my password to be checked that thoroughly.

Thanks, Dan. And not to belabor the point, but instead to provide
information that you may not be aware of considering the remark
above, even with CrackLib installed, you still don't *have* to
have a strong password. With CrackLib you could still have "Dan"
as your password (just an example, not saying that's what you
would use) if you wanted.

Of course, I'm assuming you have root access to the machines you
build LFS on and actually use.

-- 
Randy

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