My Oracle Support Banner

Oracle Linux: Increasing PAM Password Complexity Using Password Quality Control Module pam_passwdqc (Doc ID 2805747.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
Linux ARM 64-bit


This document provides an example of how to enhance Oracle Linux (OL) security by increasing Pluggable Authentication Module (PAM) password complexity using the Password quality-control pam_passwdqc PAM module.


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.