[unisog] cracklib or pam_passwdqc with NIS?

Nate Sanders nate at ima.umn.edu
Fri Feb 10 15:54:40 GMT 2006


I had heard it was possible to modify yppasswd to include cracklib 
support. Let me know what details you can find and I'll continue my search.

Much appreciated.


Peter Van Epp wrote:

>On Thu, Feb 09, 2006 at 02:13:56PM -0600, Nate Sanders wrote:
>  
>
>>Are such utils as pam_cracklib or pam_passwdqc useable with NIS based 
>>systems? I've yet to find a confirmed answer on this. We do not use 
>>passwd at all, every change is done through yppasswd.
>>
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>	We used to have a hacked copy of yppasswd that ran cracklib. It was
>attached to our database driven account management system (and has been 
>replaced by an LDAP version I expect). I can ask (although not right now because
>our maintainer isn't here) if we still have a copy and if it is thought to be
>usable by anyone else. As I recall its a modified Linux or FreeBSD version and 
>thus should be releaseable but it may be very database centric and thus not
>useful to anyone else.
>
>Peter Van Epp / Operations and Technical Support 
>Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C. Canada
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Nate Sanders                  nate at ima.umn.edu
Associate Systems Manager     (612) 624 - 4353
           http://www.ima.umn.edu/
==============================================
Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
University of Minnesota
400 Lind Hall, 207 Church St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0463
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