[clug-talk] automating password changes

Tek Budda 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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