Security Shorts

Restricting Password Reuse

Here’s how to restrict users from reusing passwords. This is handled by Linux Pluggable Authentication Modules, or PAM.

Password Expiration

Now let’s walk through how to configure password expiration requirements for both new and existing accounts. This is part of the login definitions of your Linux system.

Password Complexity

You’ve made it this far — congrats! Now it’s time to learn how to configure your password complexity requirements. This is handled by Linux Pluggable Authentication Modules, or PAM.

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