[blfs-dev] cracklib with pam
spiky0011 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 26 08:47:11 PDT 2018
On 26/08/2018 16:39, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> On 08/26/2018 09:37 AM, spiky0011 wrote:
>> When building Linux Pam Without Cracklib, there are 2 options for
>> If you have to install cracklib later in book after initial build i,e
>> libpwquality you need cracklib which tells you to rebuild shadow, but
>> the /etc/pam.d/system-password is unchanged.
>> Would there be an option to put the cracklib
>> /etc/pam.d/system-password file somewhere else or some sort of note
>> about it.
> It's a text file. You can always overwrite the old with a new version.
> Are you suggesting some text changes in the book? If so, what explict
> -- Bruce
> Installing cracklib later in build, there isn't a reference to the
> Linux Pam file, so If you built shadow without Cracklib you create the
> 1 " system-password file" build cracklib > shadow you need to be
> reference to changing the system-password file.
Yes it is only a file and is changeable IF you know about it, or you
forgot about it.
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