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Re: [suse-security] Why is passwd truncating passwords


On Friday 14 May 2004 22:50, Jose J. Cintron wrote:
> What does your pam_unix2.conf says in the password line?  I have md5
> instead of blowfish on both files and they don't get truncated...
> Arjen Runsink wrote:
> > Following is in /etc/security/pam_pwcheck.conf
> > password:       blowfish nullok
> > Manual says it will truncate at 97 or so chars.
72 I just reread
> > So why does passwd truncate at 8?????

And in pam_unix2.conf there is:
password:       blowfish nullok

So this could be a blowfish only thing?

Are you running 9.0 or 9.1????

BB, Arjen

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