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Updated: Wednesday, August 8, 2018
 
 

crypt_bsdmd5(7)

Name

crypt_bsdmd5 - password hashing module using MD5 message hash algorithm

Synopsis

/usr/lib/security/$ISA/crypt_bsdmd5.so

Description

The crypt_bsdmd5 module is a one-way password hashing module for use with crypt(3C) that uses the MD5 message hash algorithm. The algorithm identifier for crypt.conf(5) and policy.conf(5) is 1. The output is compatible with md5crypt on BSD and Linux systems.

The maximum password length for crypt_bsdmd5 is 255 characters.

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
MT-Level
Safe

See Also

passwd(1), crypt_gensalt(3C), getpassphrase(3C), crypt(3C), crypt_genhash_impl(3C), crypt_gensalt_impl(3C), crypt.conf(5), passwd(5), policy.conf(5), attributes(7)