source: postlfs/security/shadow.xml@ 13b9bfad

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Last change on this file since 13b9bfad was 96e3995, checked in by Larry Lawrence <larry@…>, 19 years ago

added recompile of shadow to utilize PAM

git-svn-id: svn://svn.linuxfromscratch.org/BLFS/trunk/BOOK@443 af4574ff-66df-0310-9fd7-8a98e5e911e0

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1<sect1 id="shadow">
2<?dbhtml filename="shadow.html" dir="postlfs"?>
3<title>Configuring shadow</title>
4
5<para>Shadow's Configuration File</para>
6
7<para><userinput>/etc/login.defs</userinput></para>
8
9<para>Enabling MD5 Passwords</para>
10
11<para>To enable MD5 Passwords, modify the line in the login.defs file
12that reads:
13<screen><userinput>#MD5_CRYPT_ENAB no</userinput></screen>
14to read:
15<screen><userinput>MD5_CRYPT_ENAB yes</userinput></screen></para>
16
17<para>Passwords created after this change will be encrypted using MD5
18instead of using DES encryption.</para>
19
20&shadow-inst;
21&shadow-exp;
22&shadow-config;
23
24</sect1>
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