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Re: MD5_CRYPT_ENAB in login.defs



On Tue, Jul 27, 1999 at 02:21:21PM +0200, Piotr Roszatycki wrote:
> Why md5 algorithm isn't default for passwd?
> I think it is more secure and hasn't 8 length limit.
> 
> MD5_CRYPT_ENAB in login.defs is disabled.
> I don't understand, why?

It's incompatable with legacy systems.

Mike Stone

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