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    Question maximum password length in centos

    Hi.
    I use centos in my server but i want to know what is max pass length for root user?
    Thanks

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    Hello,

    Some months ago, it was already discussed here.

    If using MD5 passwords, it should be 15 characters or longer. With DES passwords, use the maximum length (eight characters).
    http://www.centos.org/docs/4/html/rh...tion-pass.html

    Google more
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    Thanks.
    How I can understand my password system is MD5 or DES?

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    You should really read bases of Linux from books and manuals (Google it); and teaching you these things comes out of scope of the forums.
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    I have several Linux book. But there are not any article about password length and about determining pass method in them!

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    With regards, Alex.

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    By the way, did you read article by the link http://www.centos.org/docs/4/html/rh...tion-pass.html ?
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    Yes i read.
    Thanks for helping me.

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