mac server lion - allow users to have blank password

Posted on 2011-10-05
Last Modified: 2012-05-12

Can I eliminate the password requirement for users in Mac Server 10.7?  If so, how.

Thanks very much.

Best regards,

Question by:skykuhl
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    I did some research but could not find any evidence that blank passwords were supported in 10.7.  In previous versions you could but it looks like a password is required now.  Main reason is, many of the services such as sudo in command line, will not work with a blank password.  So to make it easier, I believe apple just simply made it a requirement.

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    Thanks very much.  Sorry about the delay.  I agree with your conclusion.  Thanks again.

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