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    Need command for forcing Alpha-numeric password for ROOT user


    I am using Debian 5 version where i need to force the user to have alpha-numeric password (at-least 1 numeric & 1 alphabet should be in entered password ).

    On surfing i came to know AIX using 'chuser' command to achieve what i need.

    I want the equivalent for debian system

    Any body can help on this?

    Thanks!

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    For normal Linux logins, I don't know of a way to force this, other than re-writing the passwd command to enforce that. The system itself doesn't have a means (that I know of - someone might correct me on this) to enforce that.
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    Well, there is this. Dunno if it's available in Debian 5 though.
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