[solved] Password hashing

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http://www.unix.com – Hello, I'm having an issue with my password hashing. In /etc/shadow all the passwords hashes start with $1$. The security people want me to change it so the password hash starts with $5$ or $6$. So this is what I did to fix this. I changed CRYPT_DEFAULT for 1 to 6 Code: CRYPT_DEFAULT=6 When I create a new account, the account uses the new password hashing method, but when I change an existing accounts password it still uses the old method. I'm thinking that I need to restart something but I don't know what. Any help would be great. ---------- Post updated at 01:04 PM ---------- Previo (HowTos)