RE: Using non-printable characters in passwords

From: Chris Berry (
Date: 08/13/03

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    >From: "dave kleiman" <>
    >Not quite;
    >If you pass the 14 character margin, No LM hash will be stored of the
    >password. 14 characters is its limit, so if you enforce a policy of 15 or
    >greater you do not have to worry about it.

    That's true, but I wouldn't rely on that. It's pretty easy to disable the
    storing of the LM hash permanently.

    Chris Berry
    Systems Administrator
    JM Associates

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