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Linux PAM password complexity and pam_cracklib credit system (Doc ID 1614028.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 02, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 5.11 [Release OL5 to OL5U11]
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 to Oracle Linux 6.8 [Release OL6 to OL6U8]
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


This document describes the PAM pam_cracklib credit system in relation to Linux PAM password complexity.


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In this Document
 Overview of PAM
 PAM pam_cracklib Module
 The pam_cracklib Credit System
 Enforcing Password Complexity with pam_cracklib Credit System

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