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Generate random passwords via a perl script
Authored by: fungus on Mar 02, '06 10:30:47AM

Why? Your password should be stronger than just alphanumeric.



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Generate random passwords via a perl script
Authored by: stholland on Mar 02, '06 11:53:23AM

Unfortunately there are many Web sites out there that restrict passwords to alphanumeric characters only. Sometimes one can not avoid using them.

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Generate random passwords via a perl script
Authored by: fungus on Mar 02, '06 02:16:56PM

Ok, good point.
Then in that case I might suggest using APG
http://www.adel.nursat.kz/apg/
"fink install apg"

It is highly configurable to output really good passwords with any charset you want. It can also try to make them pronouncable.

Also after you do this, send an email to that particular website's webmaster and complain about the problem with the password's limitations. These limitations should be unnaceptable.



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