[SATLUG] Re: max characters in user account
thomas.cameron at camerontech.com
Sat Jul 26 11:04:11 CDT 2003
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Wallace" <indigotwilight at softhome.net>
To: <satlug at satlug.org>
Sent: Saturday, July 26, 2003 12:15 AM
Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Re: max characters in user account
> Sorry guys about my whole thing about 8 character passwords and all
> that. I realize now what I'd done. RH8 and RH9 really do the same
> thing and my RH8 box doesn't truncate passwords and it really is using
> md5 encryption. I had several terminal windows open and I was ssh'd
> into some Solaris boxes I do work on. I mistakenly tested by password
> on one of those Solaris boxes instead of my RH8 box like I thought I
> was. So, I was just in the wrong window and that Solaris box was using
> crypt passwords and hence I just saw the eight character truncation
> there, not on RH8.
ROFL - I was furiously researching this, cause I *knew* my RH8 boxes didn't
truncate passwords and I was trying to figure out what the heck I'd missed.
Thomas Cameron, RHCE, CNE, MCSE, MCT
Cameron Technical Services, Inc.
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