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Old 09-29-2009, 07:09 AM   #1
nagavinodh
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passwd: Authentication failure


hi,
I tried to set the password for test user.but i got the error
First time i gave test
Second time i gave Test123
[root@server1 tmp]# Last login: Tue Sep 29 04:31:26 2009
[root@server1 ~]# cd /
[root@server1 /]# passwd test
Changing password for user test.
New UNIX password:
BAD PASSWORD: it is too short
Retype new UNIX password:
passwd: Authentication failure
[root@server1 /]# passwd test
Changing password for user test.
New UNIX password:
BAD PASSWORD: it is based on a dictionary word
Retype new UNIX password:
passwd: Authentication failure
[root@server1 /]#
 
Old 09-29-2009, 07:17 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by nagavinodh View Post
hi,
I tried to set the password for test user.but i got the error
First time i gave test
Second time i gave Test123
[root@server1 tmp]# Last login: Tue Sep 29 04:31:26 2009
[root@server1 ~]# cd /
[root@server1 /]# passwd test
Changing password for user test.
New UNIX password:
BAD PASSWORD: it is too short
Retype new UNIX password:
passwd: Authentication failure
[root@server1 /]# passwd test
Changing password for user test.
New UNIX password:
BAD PASSWORD: it is based on a dictionary word
Retype new UNIX password:
passwd: Authentication failure
[root@server1 /]#
Did you have a question? Rejecting poor passwords is now the norm -- the consequences are too serious.
 
Old 09-29-2009, 09:55 AM   #3
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In laymans terms it is telling you the password is too simple so rejects it as it is not secure. Try to think of something more CrIpt*C71#2
 
  


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