Re: Password Ageing

From: Markus Friedl (markus_at_openbsd.org)
Date: 08/25/05

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    Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 09:53:20 +0200
    To: "Baker, Darryl" <Darryl.Baker@gedas.com>
    
    

    On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 12:45:46PM -0400, Baker, Darryl wrote:
    > Our corporate security policy requires us to turn on password ageing. I'm
    > trying to figure out what the effects are to openssh users. This is on
    > Solaris 8 & 9 with openssh 3.9p1.
    >
    > I have several questions:
    > 1) Will ssh users ever see the warnings about their password
    > approaching expiration?
    yes.

    > 2) If the password has expired will they still be able to log in:
    > a) using a password?
    no.

    > b) using a key?
    yes, since its passwd expiration, and not account expiration. they
    are something different.

    > 3) Would UseLogin improve any of this?
    uselogin is not recommended.


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