On Sun, 24 Jun 2012 19:06:07 -0400
Mike Tancsa <mike@sent...> wrote:
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> On 6/23/2012 9:37 AM, Christopher J. Ruwe wrote:
> > For setting the dafault hash used to hash /etc/master.passwd, it
> > has been recommended changing md5 for something more secure in the
> > sense of being more expensive to crack.
> > The handbook describes the procedure used in
> > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/crypt.html. > >
> Allegedly, hashes which were hashed with one of the sha-functions
> > with the character $6$.
> > Afer having changed my /etc/login.conf accordingly and having
> > reset the passwords, the given there is not md5 anymore (I have
> > tried with md5), but does not begin with the character $6$, but, as
> > md5, with $1$, which is supposed to be md5-hashed.
> > I fear I am a bit dense here, what am I getting wrong?
> Are you sure you ran
> cap_mkdb /etc/login.conf
> after adjusting the values in login.conf ?
> Also, this will only work on relatively recent versions of FreeBSD.
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Ahhh .... I am sure I did not run cap_mkdb. Didn't say so in the
relevant section of the handbook and I was to lazy to thooughly read the
manpage. Thanks, I have the correct hashes now.