Tag: password

Generate Password

Command to generate a random password… openssl rand -base64 6

Create Random Password

Use this command to create a random password < /dev/urandom tr -dc A-Za-z0-9_ | head -c8 Also see…

Linux Command to Generate a Password

Linux command to create a random password head -n1 /dev/urandom|md5sum -b|head -c 5

Random Password in PHP

A simple way to create a random password in PHP $password = substr(md5(time()), 0, rand(4,8));

pwck Command

check correct syntax and file format of ‘/etc/passwd’ and users existence pwck

Password Deadline

Set deadline for user password chage -E 2008-12-31 user_name

Disable Password Prompt at Startup in Windows XP

Note: This post may be wrong. I’m getting a lot of complaints that this doesn’t work. See the Microsoft page…