[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD 8.2-RC1 Installation issues

Brodey Dover doverosx at gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 12:15:45 PST 2011


This is one of those bike sheds. For the purpose of preventing
Accidents I agree with you but I know others will sigh ;).

On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 3:00 PM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
> On 01/12/2011 14:53, Brodey Dover wrote:
>> Should we enforce password lengths/"complexity"? I'm a fan of the UNIX
>> model: Be stupid and expect stupid. IIRC, SSH is disabled in PC-BSD so
>> there shouldn't be too much worry if a user prefers 'password'.
>>
>> Brodey
>
> Well, for the GUI it makes sense to have some basic minimums in length,
> just to avoid the single character passphrase for users who may not know
> any better or just made a mistake. However, I don't want to add anything
> more complex to the checker, such as requiring numbers / special
> characters. You could still use "password" or even "pcbsd" on a system
> that you are not wanting / needing security on, like a VirtualBox
> instance :)
>
>
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