10-27-2013 09:00 AM - last edited on 10-27-2013 08:40 PM by Lisa198503
HP unix 11.31 not having /etc/shadow file. Please let me know if any idea about implement the MD5 password hash algorithm for encryption root,grid and oracle users password.
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10-28-2013 01:29 AM
Even with /etc/shadow activated, the MD5 password hash algorithm is not supported on HP-UX.
If you install the free LongPasswords option, then you can use SHA512 password hash algorithm (password hash prefix $6$):
11-11-2013 07:03 AM
Have to put a entry in /etc/default/security
# vi /etc/default/security
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