Just curious as to why 8 numbers are accepted as a password in linux (CentOS if it matters) and not 8 characters on a non-dictionary word. It's 10 vs 26 per digit after all. (52 counting CaSe ...
I have a FreeBSD hosted server that I like to be able to get to from anywhere. Normally I use SSH publickey to log in, or if I don't have my SSH private key available then I might use regular password ...
Please do not ask why, but is it possible to do it? p/s: I know it's not a good thing, let's just say someone from the top management who is computer illiterate want some sort of control over the ...
Is there some kind of pwd generator for Linux that has a nice GUI and options like this one for Windows? I know that there is pwgen, but as far as I know it does not support mouse/keyboard entropy and ...
I want to do a passwordless ssh connection for a subversion project. Right now I'm using ssh+svn, and it's a little annoying, because I have to type the password any time I want to transact with the ...
I wonder how I can create strong passwords on Linux (for both normal and admin users) and if there are specific programs to do that.
In os X it's possible to have users without passwords. If you inspect them with dscl their password show up as *. This is used for system users such as users for databases like mysql, pgsql etc. ...