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Date:      Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:02:29 -0500
From:      "Mark Felder" <feld@feld.me>
To:        "Teske, Devin" <Devin.Teske@fisglobal.com>, "Devin Teske" <dteske@freebsd.org>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD maximum password length
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On Mon, 17 Jun 2013 12:52:48 -0500, Teske, Devin  
<Devin.Teske@fisglobal.com> wrote:

> Is sha512 the highest it goes in our system?

Not sure what the limitations are. I know OpenBSD uses blowfish and I have  
been using that on older FreeBSD servers as a workaround. I think that  
OpenBSD uses a high number of rounds on their blowfish to make brute  
forces more difficult because of how slow it gets.



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