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Old 04-06-2005, 05:12 AM   #1
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Password length

I have installed the RH 8 system, what is the default password length that the system allow ? and what is the longest password lenght that the system allow ? eg. can I input 128 characters as the password ? thx
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Why would you want to put 128 characters as length for a password. Most distros will take a max of 32 characters and discard the rest, but I am not sure if that means thats the max Linux can handle. Unless you have good reason for using Redhat 8, you are better off with a newer distro like Fedora or Redhat Enterprise Linux, since version 9 and below of Redhat Linux are now discontinued and Redhat will no longer be providing updates for them.


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