[clug-talk] automating password changes
TekBudda at shaw.ca
Wed May 31 14:17:00 PDT 2006
Brad Camroux wrote:
> On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 02:55:39PM -0600, Neil Bower wrote:
>> Create about 3 or 4 different passwords. Then use password "a" for website
>> logins where confidential info isn't a concern. Use password "b" for your
>> personal login, use password "c" for root logins, etc. This way you only
>> need to remember about 3 or 4 passwords and it becomes pretty obvious where
>> you would use each.
As a variation on the above, you could always make subtle changes to the
password based on what it is accessing. For example, you could a a base
password of "basepassword" for your various services. The password for
your MySQL could be "basemysqlpassword" or something of that ilk.
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