[ILUGC] GNU/Linux commands - cracklib-check

  • From: Dhanasekar <tkdhanasekar@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: ilugc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, kanchilug@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2016 16:29:13 +0530

Hi,
cracklib-check - examines the quality of passwords

$ echo "linux123" | cracklib-check

linux123: it is based on a dictionary word

$ echo "123" | cracklib-check

123: it is WAY too short

$ echo "ilugc12345" | cracklib-check

ilugc12345: it is too simplistic/systematic

$ echo "iLove@LinuX" | cracklib-check

iLove@LinuX: OK


regards,

T.Dhanasekar


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