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Manual Reference Pages  -  PW-INSPECTOR (1)

NAME

pw-inspector - A tool to reduce the password list

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Sets
See Also
Author

SYNOPSIS

pw-inspector [-i FILE] [-o FILE] [-m MINLEN] [-M MAXLEN] [-c MINSETS] -l -u -n -p -s

DESCRIPTION

PW-Inspector reads passwords in and prints those which meet the requirements. The return code is the number of valid passwords found, 0 if none was found. Use for security: check passwords, if 0 is returned, reject password choice. Use for hacking: trim your dictionary file to the pw requirements of the target. Usage only allowed for legal purposes.

OPTIONS

-i FILE file to read passwords from (default: stdin)
-o FILE file to write valid passwords to (default: stdout)
-m MINLEN
  minimum length of a valid password
-M MAXLEN
  maximum length of a valid password
-c MINSETS
  the minimum number of sets required (default: all given)
-h, --help Show summary of options.

SETS

-l lowcase characters (a,b,c,d, etc.)
-u upcase characters (A,B,C,D, etc.)
-n numbers (1,2,3,4, etc.)
-p printable characters (which are not -l/-n/-p, e.g. $,!,/,(,*, etc.)
-s special characters - all others not withint the sets above

SEE ALSO

hydra(1), xhydra(1).

AUTHOR

hydra was written by van Hauser / THC <vh@thc.org> and co-maintained by David Maciejak <david.maciejak@gmail.com>.

This manual page was written by Daniel Echeverry <epsilon77@gmail.com>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).

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