Introduction to libpwquality
The libpwquality package provides
common functions for password quality checking and also scoring
them based on their apparent randomness. The library also provides
a function for generating random passwords with good
This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.8
Linux-PAM-1.2.1 and CrackLib-2.9.6
User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/libpwquality
Installation of libpwquality
Install libpwquality by running
the following commands:
./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&
This package does not come with a test suite.
Now, as the
pwscore and pwmake
is a simple configurable tool for generating random and
relatively easily pronounceable passwords.
is a simple tool for checking quality of a password.
contains API functions for checking the password quality.
is a Linux PAM module
used to perform password quality checking.
Last updated on 2015-09-25 08:48:24 -0500