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The pam_pwcheck is a PAM module for password strength checking. It makes additional checks upon password changes, but it doesn't make the change itself. It only provides functionality for one PAM management group: password changing. This module works in the following manner: if enabled it calls at first the Cracklib routine to check the strength of the password; if crack likes the password, the module does an additional set of strength checks.


Download version 3.0 (stable)
released on 27 June 2005


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 27 June 2005.


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