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I'm looking for a table of CentOS versions and corresponding default password hash algorithms. Google searches didn't reveal any matches that look like they have all the information in one place.

Ubuntu publishes a table like the one I'm looking for on their wiki.

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EL5 and previous versions used MD5 password hashing. EL6 changed to SHA512 password hashing by default. You could put that in a table, but it would be a very small table...

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+1 for snark ;-) –  Matt McClure Mar 6 '13 at 12:27

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