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Re: [suse-security] password history



Don't forget the salt... (asuming classic Unix passwd storing mechanism) or newer mechanisms.

Just try to change the password twice and look at it.

Ariel

suse@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
What about storing the **encrypted** passwords in a database, such as mysql, with a column indicating when it was first stored there? Then you can write a script to check the validity of the password.

Keith

In theory, theory and practice are the same;
in practice they are not.



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