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Re: passwd strength (cmd line)

On Fri, 10 Sep 2010 09:31:13 +0200, Farkas, Illes wrote:

> Do you happen to know of a simple command-line utility checking the
> strength of a password that the user enters (by typing)? There are
> detailed forms online, for example this one:
> http://www.passwordmeter.com/. But this works with plain http, not
> https, so why would users enter their passwords here. And even if it
> worked with https, I wouldn't be happy with someone receiving our
> passwords.

There is "passwdqc" for Squeeze/Sid.


password strength checking and policy enforcement toolset



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