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Chapter 9. Managing Users > Managing Passwords

Managing Passwords

Passwords are an integral part of Linux security, and they are the most visible part to the user. In this section, you'll learn how to establish a minimal password policy for your system, where the passwords are stored, and how to manage passwords for your users.

System Password Policy

An effective password policy is a fundamental part of a good system administration plan. The policy should cover:


  

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