I got it... passwd will let me... you just need to tell it AGAIN and it
will allow you to do it.. this is what was throwing me off..:)
Out the modem, through the SPARC, down the T3, off the router, past the
frame-relay... nothing but Net.
On Wed, 11 Feb 1998, Greg Lehey wrote:
> On Tue, 10 February 1998 at 19:07:24 -0500, pstewart wrote:
> > On Wed, 11 Feb 1998, Greg Lehey wrote:
> >> On Tue, 10 February 1998 at 11:01:25 -0500, pstewart wrote:
> >>> Hi there...
> >>> Is there a simple method of allowing all lowercase passwords into a
> >>> FreeBSD box? We have moved a bunch of web hosting accounts from a linux
> >>> box to a new FreeBSD box and the old passwords were all lower case and we
> >>> wish to keep them that way.
> >> I don't understand the question. FreeBSD allows all lower case
> >> passwords. It's not a good idea, of course.
> > Hmmmm... I just tried it via ADDUSER (forgot to mention that) and it
> > wouldn't allow it.. I'll have to try it again..:)
> Yes, I've just checked. FreeBSD has no problems with all-lower-case
> passwords, but the passwd program won't let you do it. If you
> *really* want to do it this way, you'll have to hack
> /usr/src/usr.bin/passwd/local_passwd.c. It's pretty trivial.
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