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Re: Security trough paranoia

> >>>>> "Dimitri" == Dimitri Maziuk <dmaziuk@bmrb.wisc.edu> 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.

						- chad

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