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Date:      Mon, 17 Jun 2013 15:02:29 -0500
From:      "Mark Felder" <>
To:        "Teske, Devin" <>, "Devin Teske" <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD maximum password length
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <13CA24D6AB415D428143D44749F57D7201F93897@ltcfiswmsgmb21>
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On Mon, 17 Jun 2013 12:52:48 -0500, Teske, Devin  
<> 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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