pw-inspector man page

pw-inspector — A tool to reduce the password list

Synopsis

pw-inspector [-i FILE] [-o FILE] [-m MINLEN] [-M MAXLEN] [-c MINSETS] -l -u -n -p -s

Description

PW-Inspector reads passwords in and prints those which meet the requirements. The return code is the number of valid passwords found, 0 if none was found. Use for security: check passwords, if 0 is returned, reject password choice. Use for hacking: trim your dictionary file to the pw requirements of the target. Usage only allowed for legal purposes.

Options

-i FILE

file to read passwords from (default: stdin)

-o FILE

file to write valid passwords to (default: stdout)

-m MINLEN

minimum length of a valid password

-M MAXLEN

maximum length of a valid password

-c MINSETS

the minimum number of sets required (default: all given)

-h, --help

Show summary of options.

Sets

-l

lowcase characters (a,b,c,d, etc.)

-u

upcase characters (A,B,C,D, etc.)

-n

numbers (1,2,3,4, etc.)

-p

printable characters (which are not -l/-n/-p, e.g. $,!,/,(,*, etc.)

 -s

special characters - all others not withint the sets above

See Also

hydra(1), xhydra(1).

Author

hydra was written by van Hauser / THC <vh@thc.org> and co-maintained by David Maciejak <david.maciejak@gmail.com>.

This manual page was written by Daniel Echeverry <epsilon77@gmail.com>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).

Referenced By

hydra(1), xhydra(1).

24/05/2012