On Thu, 2004-12-23 at 20:53, Niall O Broin wrote:
> On 23 Dec 2004, at 16:41, Conor Wynne wrote:
>> > So its a feature and not a bug as such. But I still do not like this.
> > Whats the point in setting complex passwords if they are truncated?
> > This
> > is not the case with RH or MDK, dont think in Solaris either. Is it a
> > SUSE
> > thing?
>> The SuSE on which JDS2 is based does default to old style 8 character
> passwords encrypted with crypd. More secure more recent methods can be
Thanks for that Niall, I knew if I posted it to ILUG that someone would
know the answer. But just in case it was really a bug, I did not want to
>> > Hang on and I'll check: Damn, servers are being powered off in the lab
> > for
> > chrimbo, ah well.
>> So what the hell are you going to work tomorrow for? :-)
Eh google? And anyway, if I _really_ need to use some kit, I can just
get off my arse & power up baby!
Happy Christmas to all in ILUG.
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