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dev.firsttube.com: Password Generator

This exercise is one that I originally wrote for my company's intranet. It's a password generator. Normally it loops through /usr/dict/words, but since this server doesn't provide me read access to that file (and for performance reasons on a shared server), I have used a shorter list. It provides several "levels" of strength, each a little more complex than the last.

The source for this generator can be found online, but it can be pared down significantly if you don't need all the cypher levels: pwgen.phps.

We recommend you choose a password with AT LEAST "simple" cypher strength.

CypherPasswordDescription
NonesirgawainLong word, lowercase
SimplesIRgawain Two or fewer caps
MediumsIrGAWainMulitple Caps
Strongs1rGAWainCaps and l33t-speak 1
Insanes1r6AWai|\|Caps and l33t-speak 2
------- Simple Functions --------
reverseniawagrisBackwards
rotate 13fvetnjnvaLetters rotated 13 characters
shuffledwingasiarLetters shuffled
metaphoneSRKWNPronunciation
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Indexing 110 words

   


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