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Chapter 9. Testing and Monitoring > Testing Login Passwords (John the Ripper)

Recipe 9.1. Testing Login Passwords (John the Ripper)

9.1.1. Problem

You want to check that all login passwords in your system password database are strong.

9.1.2. Solution

Use John the Ripper, a password-cracking utility from the Openwall Project (http://www.openwall.com). After the software is installed, run:


  

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