shadow: Enabling MD5 passwords by default

James Iwanek chthon at chthon-uk.com
Fri May 31 04:35:34 PDT 2002


thanks gerard - its a good compromise ;-)
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Jay

ps: hey - no flame war 'bout this one - no fair *g*

"Gerard Beekmans" <gerard at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote in message
news:20020531113219.GM25163 at lorien.linuxfromscratch.org...
> On Fri, May 31, 2002 at 09:42:46AM +0100, James Iwanek wrote:
> > according to the purpose of that bug - md5 passwords should be atleast
> > MENTIONED in the book
>
> Fair enough. I updated the sentence to read:
>
> <para>Before you install this package, you may want to have a look at
> the <ulink url="&hints-root;shadowpasswd_plus.txt"/> lfs hint. It
> discusses how you can make your system more secure regarding
> passwords, such as how to enable the more secure MD5 passwords, and how to
> get the most out of this Shadow package.</para>
>
>
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