[PC-BSD Testing] Blowfish password encryption not working?

Brodey Dover pcfxer at rogers.com
Mon Oct 27 14:20:26 PDT 2008

pcfxer at rogers.com wrote:
> Hello,
> my /etc/login.conf has blf listed, but /etc/master.passwd shows 
> passwords are using DES based on info from the handbook. Each password 
> for my system begins with $1$ and not $2a$.
> I changed the passwords using passwd and master.passwd (I assume 
> should've been updated at that point) but the encryption mark ($1$) 
> stays the same.
> Regards,
> Brodey Dover
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It helps to read the first comment....

"Please run cap_mkdb /etc/login.conf when making a change to this file"

Blowfish working!

Thank you documentation!

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