[RFC] Add CrackLib to Chapter 6 LFS
LFS-User at mcmurchy.com
Thu Aug 4 22:14:00 PDT 2005
Jim Gifford wrote these words on 08/05/05 00:07 CST:
> Randy what educational value does cracklib add if it's used with Shadow
> in LFS?
Glad you asked Jim.
Installing the CrackLib library and having Shadow link against it
shows folks how to set up and use a word dictionary to guard against
It works perfectly. Shadow natively supports it. It prevents users
of the system from creating easy-to-guess passwords.
But you already knew this Jim.
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