Turn Off or Bypass passwd checking

Is there a way to use whatever password you want in RH6.1? I am constantly confounded by the "dictionary word" and "duplicate letter" stuff when setting up users that need very little security.
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ReinierConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Remove the line

password   required     /lib/security/pam_cracklib.so retry=3

from /etc/pam.d/passwd.

Note that most people consider this a very usefull feature. Your users may need very little security, the system itself still does. Security is only as strong as its weakest link.

As root you are allowed to give a user any password you want:

  passwd <username>
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