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Re: How to tell user default random pass for daemon?

On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 02:30:22PM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 06, 2005 at 07:07:06PM +0200, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> > Suppose you'd like to generate a random pass by default after your
> > daemon is installed. How should you get that pass to the user?
> > Is it allowed to write it to a file in root's home dir?
> Mail it to root.

that's a horrible idea.  root's mail often is forwarded, which then
puts the password on the wire, likely in the clear.



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