Is it possible to change the type of encryption from MD5 to DES without removing a user?
Way back when this server was created, users were created with the MD5 encryption. Now, all users created with DES encryption. Is it possible to just change the type of password encryption? Users using the MD5 encryption are experiencing problems logging onto some machines that DES users log onto with ease.
I did some NIS migration tests recently.
The target is to migrate the NIS server from Solaris 8 to Redhat Linux 6.5.
And, I found there are encryption issues while Linux NIS using MD5 hashing password for authentication whereas Solaris 8 clients using DES encryption.
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