FreeBSD maximum password length

Teske, Devin Devin.Teske at
Mon Jun 17 17:52:52 UTC 2013

On Jun 17, 2013, at 10:28 AM, Mark Felder wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Jun 2013 12:25:54 -0500, Teske, Devin <Devin.Teske at> wrote:
>> The default in FreeBSD is MD5
> MD5 is no longer the default.


9.1-RELEASE and higher indeed use sha512 as the new default.

8.4 still using md5 though (and expected to stay that way).


Is sha512 the highest it goes in our system?

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