minpasswordlen and login.conf not working on 6 or 7 series
Omer Faruk Sen
omerfsen at gmail.com
Wed May 7 21:23:56 UTC 2008
Actually I have read it but haven't read all the man pages because
even in 7.0 manual page for login.conf still have:
minpasswordlen number 6 The minimum length a local password may be.
I think that line should be removed from manual page too.
Regards, thanks for the fast reply.
On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 12:16 AM, Mel
<fbsd.questions at rachie.is-a-geek.net> wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 May 2008 23:00:04 Omer Faruk Sen wrote:
> > I wanted to set the minimum length of passwords of my users so I
> > have done the followings in login.conf
> > 1) added :minpasswordlen=5:\ to default like:
> > Am I missing something here? Or this may be a bug on FreeBSD 6.X and 7.X
> You didn't read the login.conf manpage:
> The minpasswordlen and minpasswordcase facilities for enforcing restric-
> tions on password quality, which used to be supported by login.conf, have
> been superseded by the pam_passwdqc(8) PAM module.
> Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
> and never get to the software part.
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