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Date:      Thu, 17 Jul 1997 23:39:58 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <>
To:        "Jonathan A. Zdziarski" <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Advanced encryption
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.96.970717233850.283J-100000@localhost>
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On Tue, 15 Jul 1997, Jonathan A. Zdziarski wrote:

> I noticed half of our servers use advanced 32 bit encryption while the
> rest are just plain salt encryption.  Anybody know the flag to turn them
> all to advanced?

I assume you mean MD5 vs. DES in the passwd files. 

As long as you aren't doing any inter-system authentication (X, the
r-utilities, and some goofy programs), don't install the DES base
distribution and you'll get MD5. 

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
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