Bug 14365 - don't encript passwords
don't encript passwords
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: shadow-utils (Show other bugs)
6.2
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2000-07-21 09:19 EDT by Sergey
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-21 09:19:09 EDT
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Description Sergey 2000-07-21 09:19:07 EDT
useradd and usermod utilites don't encript passwords (MD5)  when MD5
encripted passwords is enabled
(Everytiheng is fine with for example kuser )
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-08-04 07:46:58 EDT
This behavior is intentional, you're supposed to supply the encrypted password
so people looking at your screen or history file don't know the user's password.
Check the man pages.

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