redhat passwd complexity

J. Kyllo jkyllo+lug at
Thu Dec 20 12:21:58 PST 2001

You can at least partially change the behavior in /etc/pam.d/passwd. The
password lines decide if your new password is okay or not (I think). For
instance, you can add nullok to allow blank passwords. There is probably
more information on the topic in some pam docs. Help this helps.


Nach dem Spiel
ist vor dem Spiel --Sepp Herberger

On Thu, 20 Dec 2001, C. Olmsted wrote:

> Is there a way to reduce the password complexity requirements for RH7.x?

> I know we all want strict passwords, but imho this is a bit too much...


> Thanks,

> Cliff


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