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Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 19:40:58 -0600
From: Tremaine Lea <tremaine@...il.com>
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: dynamic password list

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On 31-Aug-07, at 6:25 PM, Don Colton wrote:

> Aloha,
>
> I administer a linux server that has 100+ student accounts.  I am
> using john to identify weak passwords, whereupon I notify the student
> and eventually suspend uncorrected accounts.  This helps me teach the
> students how to pick a good password, and helps me enforce it.
>


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Hi Don,

Aside from your John question, you may want to look at http:// 
www.puschitz.com/SecuringLinux.shtml#EnforcingStrongerPasswords

It may help cut down on the number of successfully cracked passwords  
you get if users can be restricted from choosing simplistic passwords.

Cheers,

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Tremaine Lea
Network Security Consultant
Intrepid ACL
"Paranoia for hire"
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