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 My sysadmin toolbox

A new list of tools that are used by a system administrator. I should use this one. I have a tendency to give new accounts a simple password and ask the user to change it. Using this would be better for several reasons. One being it sets a better example.

"Pwgen creates passwords that are supposed to be easy to memorize, and I have found that to be true, most of the time. This is a major bonus when you need to remember a large number of passwords over time, which is a pretty common condition for admins and for users who work in environments that require a new password at regular intervals. (I could explain why I think mandatory password aging is a very bad idea, but that's a topic for another day.)"
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 (Submitted by Noel Wed Dec 28, 2005 )


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