Oracle Linux: How to enable md5 Hashing in Linux (Doc ID 2055692.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 27, 2015

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.1 to Oracle Linux 5.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] [Release OL5U1 to OL5U9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

How to make sure that all passwords (root and non-root) are stored as MD5 Hashing standard?

*** NOTE: Here we are assuming that the default Hashing protocol is non MD5

 

Solution

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