[CentOS] Shadow passwords NOT md5'ed ?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Thu Apr 2 14:42:29 UTC 2009

Frédérique Da Luene wrote:
>> De: Barry Brimer <lists at brimer.org>
>> Have you checked /etc/libuser.conf for crypt_style? pwck
>> and grpck can verify integrity of the data in /etc/passwd /etc/group
>> /etc/shadow /etc/gshadow.
> I have just checked, and libuser.conf has :
> crypt_style = md5
> modules = files shadow
> create_modules = files shadow
> pwck and grpck both tell us everything is ok.
> This is really strange...

Existing entries don't (and can't) change when you change crypt_style so 
everything should still be OK.   What happens when you add a new user 
with the system tools?

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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