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Re: [suse-security] Why is passwd truncating passwords
This must be a bug in passwd.
On Friday 14 May 2004 22:56, Jose J. Cintron wrote:
> i'm running 8.2. try using md5 too see if it's a bug in the blowfish
> >>>password: blowfish nullok
> >>>Manual says it will truncate at 97 or so chars.
> > 72 I just reread
It truncates with DES, MD5 and blowfish
When using yast to modify a user password +8 long pws work.
Explicitely setting an allowable password length seems to work however.
# cat pam_pwcheck.conf | grep maxlen
password: minlen=6 maxlen=16 cracklib md5 nullok
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