Subject: Re: "daily insecurity output" annoyance
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/25/2001 15:10:23
Andrew Brown <> writes:
> >Right now, as it stands, /etc/security prints that message out no
> >matter what if field two of the password file is not thirteen or
> >twenty characters long. (What is twenty characters for?)
> 20 characters is for md5 based passwords.  you're using current, so a
> quick look at passwd.conf (sorry, there's no example in the tree)
> should give you an idea of this.

We could use an example, by the way, if you care to contribute one...

Perry E. Metzger
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