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.TH "PW-INSPECTOR" "1" "24/05/2012"
.SH NAME
pw-inspector \- A tool to reduce the password list
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B pw-inspector
[\-i FILE] [\-o FILE] [\-m MINLEN] [\-M MAXLEN] [\-c MINSETS] \-l \-u \-n \-p \-s
.br
.SH DESCRIPTION
PW-Inspector reads passwords in and prints those which meet the requirements.
The return code is the number of valid passwords found, 0 if none was found.
Use for security: check passwords, if 0 is returned, reject password choice.
Use for hacking: trim your dictionary file to the pw requirements of the target.
Usage only allowed for legal purposes.
.SH OPTIONS
.TP
.B \-i FILE
file to read passwords from (default: stdin)
.TP
.B \-o FILE
file to write valid passwords to (default: stdout)
.TP
.B \-m MINLEN
minimum length of a valid password
.TP
.B \-M MAXLEN
maximum length of a valid password
.TP
.B \-c MINSETS 
the minimum number of sets required (default: all given)
.TP
.B \-h, \-\-help
Show summary of options.
.SH SETS
.TP
.B \-l
lowcase characters (a,b,c,d, etc.)
.TP
.B \-u 
upcase characters (A,B,C,D, etc.)
.TP
.B \-n
numbers (1,2,3,4, etc.)
.TP
.B \-p 
printable characters (which are not \-l/\-n/\-p, e.g. $,!,/,(,*, etc.)
.TP
.B \ -s
special characters \- all others not withint the sets above
.SH SEE ALSO
.BR hydra (1),
.BR xhydra (1).
.br
.SH AUTHOR
hydra was written by van Hauser / THC <vh@thc.org> and co-maintained by David Maciejak <david.maciejak@gmail.com>.
.PP
This manual page was written by Daniel Echeverry <epsilon77@gmail.com>,
for the Debian project (and may be used by others).