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Re: (ITS#5492)

huynh.tuan@comcast.net wrote:
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> I by pass the OS by using JAVA frontend LDAPBrowser v2.8.1, and the symtom appeared to be the same.
> Used crypt to hash password.

DES-based Unix crypt only checks the first 8 characters. As I said, if you 
want longer passwords, then your current choice of password hash is no good. 
Use some other hash instead. This ITS will be closed.

   -- Howard Chu
   CTO, Symas Corp.           http://www.symas.com
   Director, Highland Sun     http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
   Chief Architect, OpenLDAP  http://www.openldap.org/project/