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Make Strong Passwords in terminal With OpenSSL


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#1 NickAu

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Posted 19 October 2015 - 07:16 PM

Here's a quick tip on how to generate random strings using SSL to make good passwords.

 

Open terminal and type.

openssl rand -base64 32

As you see we generated a 32 char password.

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Want a longer or shorter password? Just change the 32 to what ever.


Edited by NickAu, 19 October 2015 - 07:26 PM.


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Posted 19 October 2015 - 07:18 PM

Nice. Thanks for the tip.






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