Tuesday, September 9, 2008

jpwgen - Password Generator for Java

If you ever have the requirement to auto-generate passwords that must meet certain security guidelines such as having at least one number, a special character etc. then take a look at jpwgen. It is written in Java and is based on pwgen (unix).

What is nice about it is that you can use it both as a command line program and/or as a library within your applications.

By the way, if you need a GUI tool for Windows to generate passwords, check out pwgen-win

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