Category Archives: Unix

OpenBSD : Increase Minimum Password Length

Increase Minimum Password Length The default minimum length for OpenBSD login passwords is 6 characters. To increase this to 10 characters, simply edit the /etc/login.conf file. Edit the /etc/login.conf file default: :path=/usr/bin /bin /usr/sbin /sbin /usr/X11R6/bin /usr/local/bin: :umask=022: :datasize-max=512M: :datasize-cur=512M: :maxproc-max=128: :maxproc-cur=64: :openfiles-cur=128: :stacksize-cur=4M: :localcipher=blowfish,6: :ypcipher=old: :tc=auth-defaults: :minpasswordlen=8: :tc=auth-ftp-defaults: Adding the :minpasswordlen=8: line under the […]

OpenBSD : Seeting up TIme ZONE

OpenBSD’s timezone it set from the /etc/localtime binary file which will be soft linked (symbolic link) to one of the files located in the /usr/share/zoneinfo directory structure. How to , 1. Configuring the timezone is done using the /etc/localtime file. 2. Locate your timezone file in the /usr/share/zoneinfo/ directories. 3. Changing your timezone to Los […]