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How to set password policy on Linux

Jan 02, 2014, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Xmodulo)

User account management is one of the most critical jobs of system admins. In particular, password security should be considered the top concern for any secure Linux system. In this tutorial, I will describe how to set password policy on Linux. I assume that you are using PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) on your Linux system, which is the case on all recent Linux distros.

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