Bug 7876 - minimum age of password does not work
minimum age of password does not work
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pam (Show other bugs)
6.1
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 1999-12-18 05:31 EST by Max Valianskiy
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-24 18:53:39 EST
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Description Max Valianskiy 1999-12-18 05:31:43 EST
I tryed to enable minimum password age to prevent users from changeing
their
passwords too often (I really need this), but this does not work, passwd
changes password
as it was before I set limits.

[maxcom@cave maxcom]$ chage -l maxcom
Minimum:	7
Maximum:	31
Warning:	7
Inactive:	35
Last Change:		Dec 18, 1999
Password Expires:	Jan 18, 2000
Password Inactive:	Feb 22, 2000
Account Expires:	Never

[maxcom@cave maxcom]$ cat /etc/pam.d/passwd
#%PAM-1.0
auth       required	/lib/security/pam_pwdb.so shadow nullok md5
account    required	/lib/security/pam_pwdb.so
password   required	/lib/security/pam_cracklib.so retry=3
password   required	/lib/security/pam_pwdb.so use_authtok md5 shadow


I seems that passwd does not tryes to verify password minimum change time
at all.
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-05-22 11:36:59 EDT
assigned to nalin
Comment 2 Stephen John Smoogen 2003-01-24 18:53:39 EST
Bug 7876 has been closed because it seems to have been fixed since 6.1


[test1user@glasya test1user]$ passwd
Changing password for user test1user.
Changing password for test1user
(current) UNIX password:
You must wait longer to change your password
passwd: Authentication token manipulation error

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