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Old 08-04-2014, 10:54 AM   #1
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Password Policy

Dear Guys,

I am using CentOS 5.5 64bit on my servers and I want to implement following password policy on operating system. Can you please help me in implementing the same as I am don't know how to do that. Any help would greatly be appreciated.

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1 Maximum Password Age (days) 99999
2 Minimum Password Length Not Defined
3 Password Complexity Not Defined
4 Password History Not Defined
5 Account lockout after invalid login attempts 3 to 5
Old 08-04-2014, 11:37 AM   #2
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This is where you want to read a couple of manual pages to get familiar with how the password mechanism works and what you can do with it (most of what you want to do is described in
man passwd
man login.defs
man chpasswd
Give those a read and come back with what you don't quite understand.

Hope this helps some.


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