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Re: [suse-security] password generator
  • From: Gerhard Sittig <Gerhard.Sittig@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2000 22:06:02 +0200
  • Message-id: <20000809220602.R261@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, Aug 09, 2000 at 17:19 +0200, jan wrote:
> I'm searching for a tool that generates many many passwords in
> a list, so that i can automatically assign them to users.

$ rpm -q -f $( which mkpasswd )

This one will create mixed (alpha / numerical, upper / lower
case) passwords of a given length and "difficulty" grade.

And there are alternatives like dd(1)ing from /dev/random (and
maybe translating them to something that can be typed in by
mapping the binary stream to the 0x21-0x7E characters).

virtually yours 82D1 9B9C 01DC 4FB4 D7B4 61BE 3F49 4F77 72DE DA76
Gerhard Sittig true | mail -s "get gpg key" Gerhard.Sittig@xxxxxxx
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