/etc/default/passwd seems outdates
The settings of /etc/default/passwd need to be updated to face modern security challenges.
is much too weak. One should have at least
as recommended in
All the current definitions in /etc/default/passwd should be made strengthened
to make OpenIndiana secure by default.
Updated by Michal Nowak about 4 years ago
- Project changed from OpenIndiana Distribution to illumos gate
This is illumos stuff. Perhaps illumos developers have thoughts in this area? Linux distributions did changes to password policies in last couple of years (e.g. Fedora refuses too simple passwords).
In general OpenIndiana does not diverge from illumos-gate.