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Offline jandres

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Password complexity requirements
« on: May 28, 2013, 11:23:58 PM »
I am starting to play with Tiny Core and I haven't found any info about password requirements, password length, mixing of letters and numbers, capital and lowercase letters, etc.

Is there any way to change the complexity requirements.

Thank you all



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Re: Password complexity requirements
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2013, 11:37:39 PM »
I am starting to play with Tiny Core and I haven't found any info about password requirements, password length, mixing of letters and numbers, capital and lowercase letters, etc.

Is there any way to change the complexity requirements.

Thank you all

Password of what?
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Re: Password complexity requirements
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2013, 12:17:01 AM »
Sorry,

account password for a TC user

i tried to set a password for tc user and it seems it must be at least 8 characters long and with some lowercase and uppercase letters but when it rejects a new password it only says Bad password: too weak

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Re: Password complexity requirements
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2013, 12:21:13 AM »
It doesn't actually reject the weak password, you can still use it.

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Re: Password complexity requirements
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2013, 12:37:20 AM »
I am using TC 4.7.7, and in my case i have:
tc@box:~$passwd
Changing password for tc
New password: <here i type something>
Bad password: too weak
passwd: password for tc is unchanged
tc@box:~$

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Re: Password complexity requirements
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2013, 12:42:37 AM »
Only root can set week pwd, normal user not.
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Re: Password complexity requirements
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2013, 12:59:41 AM »
OK, that solved my problem.

Thank you very much for your help.

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Re: Password complexity requirements
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2013, 03:02:01 AM »
The requirement is hard-coded in busybox.
The only barriers that can stop you are the ones you create yourself.