changing /etc/login.defs does not have a effect on linux RH4.1

changing /etc/login.defs does not have a effect on linux RH4.1

Post by Ivar Hosten » Fri, 28 Feb 1997 04:00:00

The subject says it all. Does someone know how i should set the
minimum password length on linux rh4.1?
Ivar Hosteng


1. then it must be pam (not in /etc/login.defs, not in /etc/default/useradd)

i can set the min passwd len to n in the /etc/login.defs file, but
which one of these 'pam' modules will help me ensure that at least 2
bytes are 0-9 and at least one byte contains a non alphanumeric like

and thanks in advance TIA

auth       required     /lib/security/
auth       required     /lib/security/ service=system-auth
auth       required     /lib/security/
account    required     /lib/security/ service=system-auth
password   required     /lib/security/ service=system-auth
session    required     /lib/security/ service=system-auth
session    optional     /lib/security/

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