Shadow-4.0.13 package. minlen parameter of cracklib is not working.
mikes at comp.leeds.ac.uk
Wed Mar 29 07:02:57 PST 2006
On Wed, 29 Mar 2006, William Zhou wrote:
> Hi you guys,
> Is the parameter not working as expected? Even with minlen=15, you can still
> have 9 character password.
> Any suggestion?
> cat > /etc/pam.d/passwd << "EOF"
> # Begin /etc/pam.d/passwd
> password required pam_cracklib.so retry=3 difok=8 minlen=5 \
> dcredit=3 ocredit=3 \
> ucredit=2 lcredit=2
> password required pam_unix.so md5 shadow use_authtok
> # End /etc/pam.d/passwd
> William Zhou
Maybe this is a simple typo in your email, but you are setting minlen=5 in
the code snippet above, not 15.
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