/etc/passwd

Phil Howard phil-lfs-security at ipal.net
Fri Jan 25 15:19:20 PST 2002


On Fri, Jan 25, 2002 at 02:39:50PM +0100, Marc Heerdink wrote:

| Op vr 25-01-2002, om 04:18 schreef reb0rn:
| [..]
| > You can fix this by editing your /etc/login.defs file
| > 
| > change
| > #MD5_CRYPT_ENAB no
| > 
| > MD5_CRYPT_ENAB yes
| > 
| > this should allow you have passwords of unlimited chars i believe
| 
| Well, close to unlimited :) They're limited to 128 characters, but
| that's enough for two sentences and a quote...

That covers my longest password of 27 characters.

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