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Old 07-26-2005, 09:58 PM   #1
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better NIS passwords !!!


i'm using a NIS server for central user authentication, once the user logs in & if the user types yppasswd he can change his own password, but the users can put simple passwords but it should be at least 6 characters, HOW TO PREVENT USERS FROM PUTTING SIMPLE PASSWORDS IN NIS???

PLS HELP
 
Old 07-26-2005, 10:31 PM   #2
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You could always use nis through PAM and use the PAM modules to validate the password first.
 
Old 07-27-2005, 12:09 AM   #3
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can u please explain how to do it??

THANKS
 
Old 07-27-2005, 12:16 AM   #4
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Google for "pam nis" returned: http://snow.nl/dist/xhtmlc/ch10s04.html

PAM and NIS are both incredibly simple interfaces, and should present no problems to this.
 
  


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