FreeBSD NIS Server/Slave && DES

Mike Hogsett hogsett at
Thu Jun 19 11:51:16 PDT 2003

> > How do I configure FreeBSD to use DES?  Specifically if I run a FreeBSD
> > NIS master how do I get rpc.yppasswdd and yppasswd to play nice?
> Look in /etc/login.conf:
> 	default:\
> 		:passwd_format=des:\
> Look in /etc/auth.conf:
> 	crypt_default	=	des

Hmmm.  Ok.  I edited both files to list des rather than md5, but when I
run 'passwd -l root' on my local box as a test I still appear to be
getting an md5 password in the local master.passwd file.

root:$1$/DW5l0iK$rVSJNci3lX3kfIa3w5bK50:0:0::0:0:Charlie &:/root:/bin/csh


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