Re: Security trough paranoia
> >>>>> "Dimitri" == Dimitri Maziuk <email@example.com> writes:
> Dimitri> Ok, I'll buy that. Hopefully, (package ?) install script
> Dimitri> will ask me if I want md5 passwords and will tell me to
> Dimitri> run /usr/sbin/md5config if I change my mind later (the
> Dimitri> way it is done with shadow).
On Fri, Mar 30, 2001 at 05:13:12PM -0800, Ben Gertzfield wrote:
> How exactly are you proposing to keep change shadow passwords back and
> forth from MD5 without having the user re-input every password?
> This is Very Hard to Do. :)
...and if it were easy, we wouldn't be considering MD5 as very useful. :)
The install does ask if MD5 is preferred, IIRC.
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