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From: adf at code511.com (adf--at--Code511.com)
Subject: os x 10.2.x has 8 character password limit

even known since 10.X
http://www.sans.org/rr/papers/index.php?id=237
p.7


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On 25 nov. 03, at 13:20, vb@...tpanic.ulm.ccc.de wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 09:29:17AM -0500, S . f . Stover wrote:
>> Just spoke to Apple tech support and they confirmed this is a known 
>> limitation
>> of 10.2 which was purposefully fixed in 10.3 (panther).
>
> Hm... unbelievable. OS X.2 does support other authentication than
> crypt/netinfo also, i.e. LDAP. And there is no 8 character limit.
>
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