Re: extrange passwd behaviour
On Sunday, 2003-12-07 at 00:58:59 +0900, Hideki Yamane wrote:
> >Can't be NIS. NIS will transport any password style faithfully. Of
> >course the master server must support MD5 passwords if you change your
> >password and the passwd command sends an MD5 password to the
> I've heard about non-Linux NIS client (for example, solaris8 and
> SFU - Windows Service for Unix) cannot use MD5 password for NIS.
> Is it not true?
Can't tell about Windows. But Solaris up to the most recent released
version (Solaris 9) can only use DES passwords. I believe I read that
Solaris 10 will add support for MD5.
FreeBSD supports MD5 passwords. So it's not non-Linux.
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