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Re: Password policy.




*	From: Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
*	Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:14:41 +0000
> OP sits tight and does not expand on what he wants to defend against.

To the best of my understanding a password is used to allow legitimate 
access and prevent illegitimate access.  More details in these pages.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Password
https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/debian-reference/ch04.en.html#_good_password

> ... what he wants to defend against.

Illegitimate access.  See above.

> ... furore ...

Might be some confusion.  Not sure it's furore.

*	From: Reco <recoverym4n@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
*	Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:22:58 +0300
> So, 6 characters is somewhat low (that GPU is outdated by today's
> standards). 8 characters seem ok.

Good.  Thanks Reco.  I'll keep the present 8 characters and not start 
shifting to 9 or 10.

Regards,                             ... Peter E.


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