how to check users weak password

peter lageotakes plageotakes at
Mon Apr 5 10:20:49 PDT 2004

--- RJ45 <rj45 at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to implement a mechanism in which VERY
> poor and weak
> passwords are checked when the user try to change it
> with passwd command.
> Is there any application allowing this in the ports
> collection ?
> I am not talking about using Crack, but just
> checking for minimal password
> security on users password change, when the user
> invoke the
> "passwd" command.
> thanks
> Rick
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Hello Rick,
Onlamp has a seriers of great FreeBSD articles.  

Improving User Passwords with apg

Establishing Good Password Policies

Cracking Passwords to Enhance Security

Hope this helps. 

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