Package libpwquality

A library for password generation and password quality checking

This is a library for password quality checks and generation
of random passwords that pass the checks.
This library uses the cracklib and cracklib dictionaries
to perform some of the checks.

General Commands (Section 1)
pwmake is a simple configurable tool for generating random and relatively easily pronounceable passwords. The tool allows you to specify the number of entropy...
pwscore is a simple tool for checking quality of a password. The password is read from stdin. The tool uses the libpwquality library to perform configurable...
File Formats (Section 5)
pwquality.conf provides a way to configure the default password quality requirements for the system passwords. This file is read by the libpwquality library and...
System Administration (Section 8)
This module can be plugged into the password stack of a given service to provide some plug-in strength-checking for passwords. The code was originally based on...