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Re: Is a cryptic password always necessary?



On Fri, Apr 28, 2000 at 04:30:21PM -0700, kmself@ix.netcom.com wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 27, 2000 at 06:49:02PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 28, 2000 at 09:21:43AM +0700, Oki DZ wrote:
> > 
> > > BTW, does anyone use MD5 for /etc/shadow? I'd like to use it, but how do
> > > "migrate" from crypt() to MD5? I don't think that just changing the entry
> > > in the config file (/etc/login.conf?) would be sufficient.
> > 
> > if your using slink changing /etc/login.conf is all it takes, but you
                                 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

s/login.conf/login.defs

> Ok, and for those of us using Potato?  I don't have an /etc/login.conf.
> 
> ...or does that make me:

sorry, yes, if your using potato your using PAM.  though potato still
has a /etc/login.defs, but the MD5_ENABLE (or whatever) is not used
with PAM.

> > if your using PAM then sprinkle `md5' after any password line in the
> > /etc/pam.d/* files (login, ssh, passwd..)
> 
> 
> 
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