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APG (Automated Password Generator) is the tool set for random password generation. It generates some random words of required type and prints them to standard output. This binary package contains only the standalone version of apg.

APG Advantages

* Built-in ANSI X9.17 RNG (Random Number Generator)(CAST/SHA1)
* Built-in password quality checking system (now it has support for Bloom
filter for faster access)
* Two Password Generation Algorithms:
1. Pronounceable Password Generation Algorithm (according to NIST
FIPS 181)
2. Random Character Password Generation Algorithm with 35
configurable modes of operation
* Configurable password length parameters
* Configurable amount of generated passwords
* Ability to initialize RNG with user string
* Support for /dev/random
* Ability to crypt() generated passwords and print them as additional output.
* Special parameters to use APG in script
* Ability to log password generation requests for network version
* Ability to control APG service access using tcpd
* Ability to use password generation service from any type of box (Mac,
WinXX, etc.) that connected to network
* Ability to enforce remote users to use only allowed type of password
generation

Install apg in debian

#aptitude install apg

This will complete the installation

Using apg

You need type the following command

#apg

it will ask for your old password and it will generate random passwords

you can see output as follows

Web Interface for APG

If you want use web interface for this you need to install APG Online.This is the PHP frontend for Automated Password Generator.

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