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These are some screenshots demonstrating the uses and setup of passwdqc on Openwall GNU/*/Linux. They pertain to versions 1.1.x of passwdqc.

The "passwd" program started, with pam_passwdqc configured in the system:
The "passwd" program started, with pam_passwdqc configured in the system

pam_passwdqc rejected a weak password:
pam_passwdqc rejected a weak password

A stronger-looking password was finally accepted:
A stronger-looking password was finally accepted

Of course, pam_passwdqc also works for "passwd" invocations by the users:
Of course, pam_passwdqc also works for "passwd" invocations by the users

A similar interaction with pam_passwdqc via the Owl setup program:
On Owl, the password policy (configurable) is enforced even for the initial root password

The PAM and libpasswdqc configuration files:
The PAM and libpasswdqc configuration files

Changes to passwdqc.conf and their effect:
Changes to passwdqc.conf and their effect

An excerpt from "man pam_passwdqc":
An excerpt from "man pam_passwdqc"

An excerpt from "man passwdqc.conf":
An excerpt from "man passwdqc.conf"

An excerpt from "man pwqcheck":
An excerpt from "man pwqcheck"

An excerpt from "man pwqgen":
An excerpt from "man pwqgen"

The command-line programs:
The command-line programs

passwdqc for Windows screenshots.

Configuration utility:
passwdqc for Windows - Configuration utility
Change Password utility:
passwdqc for Windows - Change Password utility

The generated passphrases have been confirmed to meet the expected statistical properties (no excessive repetitions among millions generated for testing purposes on Windows 8.1 64-bit). We use CryptGenRandom, an interface to Windows' cryptographically secure pseudorandom number generator.

Reset Password utility, user choice dialog:
passwdqc for Windows - Reset Password utility - user choice dialog

Reset Password utility, new password dialog:
passwdqc for Windows - Reset Password utility - new password dialog

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