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Password Issue HP-UX 11.31

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itrc55
Regular Advisor

Password Issue HP-UX 11.31

Hi,

 

I have HP-UX 11.31 is not on trusted mode, i have many user on this system with complex password.

my problem i will explain it on the below example.

 

Ex) if the root password is hpux@1234567 i can login to the system by ssh with this password hpux@123 only.

where i don't receive any access denied message, that means i can login to hp-ux with 8 character even if your password more than 8 character.

 

How to resolve this issue without converting system to trusted mode ?

 

Thanks

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Dennis Handly
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: Password Issue HP-UX 11.31

I'm not sure you can.  By default the passwords are truncated to 8 chars.

 

SMSE with an addon will allow you to have long passwords:

http://h30499.www3.hp.com/t5/Security/LONG-Passwords-for-11i-v2-11-23/m-p/6168271

yasir_kh
Visitor

Re: Password Issue HP-UX 11.31

Follow the procedure defined in the excel sheet attached. You will be able to use long passwords in non-trusted system.

 

Regards,

 

Yasir.