How to force the local users to put complex password while they are login in

Asked by Jayantho Sahoo on 2010-07-22

I need to force the local users to put Complex password while they are login in . How can i do this Please help me out

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2010-07-22
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2010-07-22
Sam_ (and-sam) said : #1

Quote of Password Policy:
The max=8 variable does not represent the maximum length of a password. It only means that complexity requirements will not be checked on passwords over 8 characters. You may want to look at the libpam-cracklib package for additional password entropy assistance.
-End of quote-

https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/serverguide/C/user-management.html
http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?s=04a990f7b53cc62b0decb1533ba80ef8&p=4369701&postcount=7

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