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Part V: Appendixes > npasswd (An Add-On)

npasswd (An Add-On)

Description: A proactive password checker.

Security Relevance: npasswd is a proactive password checker. It checks user passwords for inherent weaknesses before committing them to the database. This program is good for experimentation and to learn more about password rules. Get npasswd at http://www.utexas.edu/cc/unix/software/npasswd/. For more information, please see Chapter 5, "Password Attacks," passwd in this appendix, or the passwd manual page.


  

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