[Ltb-users] How to test if cracklib is working
mega408 at hotmail.com
Wed May 1 04:26:58 CEST 2013
Thanks for the response. Yes, I set it to 1 and I can see /var/log/messages say that cracklib is on.
> Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2013 15:22:03 +0200
> Subject: Re: [Ltb-users] How to test if cracklib is working
> From: clem.oudot at gmail.com
> To: mega408 at hotmail.com
> CC: ltb-users at lists.ltb-project.org
> 2013/4/27 Gou Yang <mega408 at hotmail.com>:
> > I've compiled the check_password.c file and I've installed it successfully.
> > I'm not sure if it is working or not though.
> > I look in /var/log/messages and I can see that cracklib is enabled. I've set
> > pwdCheckQuality to 2. I change the password and it seems to work. Although,
> > when I change the password to something simple like "Password123" it does
> > not complain.
> > I was expecting that a simple password like "Password123" would be rejected
> > by cracklib due to it being a dictionary word. PAM Cracklib rejects this
> > password.
> > So, am I right if I thought my check_password is not using cracklib? How do
> > I make it work if that is the case?
> have you set 'useCracklib 1' in check_password.conf ?
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