Quote:(Bill Unruh) writes:
] >Can anyone recommend a solution where by you attempt to crack a password
] >when the password is changed ??? I'm running crack5 against and have
] >users that change to another poor password.
] Use Muffet's CrackLib to impliment a password checking routine while the
] user is changng the password. In fact since passwd knows the plaintext
] password, it can check it much more stringently than any runing of
] cracklib can.
My passwd_wrapper software does just that: it's a wrapper of the passwd
command which tests the security of the user's intended new password
with Alec Muffet's CrackLib. It's available here:
It's very easy to modify the password checking routine to anything you
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