Re: Passwords

From: David Klasinc (bigwhale@CAPYBARA.SK-PTTSC.LJ.EDUS.SI)
Date: 11/16/97

On Sat, 15 Nov 1997, Rasdan wrote:

> Yeah, remove all reference to CRYPT in the password login sequence.

Urm, this doesn't mean that passswords will be unencrypted... There is no
way to reverse the crypt, other than guessing the password...

> I did this because I had several requests from people who (gasp)
> forgot their password and wanted me to change it. With no recourse
> available to me to do so, I removed the encryption from it and now,
> although I could see people's passwords if I wanted to, I can also
> change their password if they so desire.

Um, what about set <name> password <passwd> ?


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