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Old 01-29-2010, 01:33 PM   #1
kentrimble
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Problems setting Password policies


Hi, Im new here as well to Linux. I need to set password length and character requirements in Redhat version 5.4.12 I believe. I can change the Pam.d file but in the GUI it still gives me a 6 character limitation. I need 12 including upper/lower and special characters. Is this possible?
Thanks for your help...
Ken
 
Old 01-30-2010, 08:29 AM   #2
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You can use pam_passwdqc, the level of control it gives you can be excessive though so test on a spare box

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Old 01-31-2010, 08:36 PM   #3
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Good write-up of pam pkgs http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/libs...x-PAM_SAG.html
 
  


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