Lesson 12

Date: 6/25/2017
Linux Password Security
Linux System Administration

mkpasswd installation.
  • Clone your kvm1 virtual machine into a new VM, cryptvm.
    virsh shutdown kvm1
    virt-clone --connect=qemu:///system -o kvm1 -n cryptvm -f /home/hostadm/KVM/cryptvm.img

    Start cryptvm and login to its console:
    virsh start cryptvm 
    virsh console cryptvm
    Login as user hostadm and change the host name to cryptvm. Reboot.
    On the desktop, enter the IP address of cryptvm in /etc/hosts file to reslove its host name.
  • Install whois package on cryptvm:
    apt-get install whois 
    The package contains command mkpasswd. To see what encryption algorithms are supported, run command below:
    mkpasswd -m help

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