APG (Automated Password Generator)


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NEWS:

01/09/2003 - Released APG v2.2.3. Fixed version info(-v).
01/09/2003 - Released APG v2.2.2. Some code cleanup.
09/08/2003 - Released APG v2.3.0b. Cracklib support. Improved Makefile. Improved manpages.
03/08/2003 - Released APG v2.2.0. Some new features. Some code cleanup.
16/09/2002 - Released APG v2.1.0. Some code cleanup.

What is APG ?

APG (Automated Password Generator) is the tool set for random password generation

Features

Standalone version
Generates some random words of required type and prints them to standard output.

Nerwork version

APG server
When client's request is arrived generates some random words of predefined type and send them to client over the network (according to RFC0972).

APG client
Sends the password generation request to the APG server, wait for generated Passwords arrival and then prints them to the standard output.

Advantages

Supported Platforms

I think you can use APG on any *NIX platform.

  v1.2.0 v1.2.13 >=v2.2.0
Linux Yes Yes Yes
FreeBSD Yes Yes Yes
NetBSD Not tested Yes Should work
OpenBSD Not tested Not tested Yes
Solaris 8 Intel+gcc 2.95.2 Yes Yes Yes
Solaris 8 SPARC +gcc 2.95.2 Yes Yes Yes
HP-UX 11.00+gcc Not tested Yes Yes
HP-UX 10.20+HP ANSI C compiler Not tested Yes Should work
HP-UX 11.00+HP ANSI C compiler Not tested Yes Should work
IRIX 6.5.8+gcc 2.95.2 Not tested Yes Should work
AIX 4.3/5.1+gcc/native cc Not tested Yes Yes
Mac OS 10.1.5, Darwin PPC 5.5, Fink 0.4.0 Not tested Not tested Yes
Win 9x/Me/2000+CYGWIN Yes Yes Yes
Win 9x/Me/2000+CYGWIN*.DLL Yes Yes Yes
Win 9x/Me/2000 (wapg) No No Yes
QNX RTP 6.0 No No Yes

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