Tag: htpassword

Generating htpasswords through SSH

If you are on Ubuntu and do not want to install htpasswd, SSH into your server

htpasswd -n id

You will be prompted, twice, for a password. The key will be generated on screen

-n: generate key on screen
id: chosen id
password: chosen pw
code will be generated, add this to password file

Notes:
password file not available from FTP
Brute Force Attacks
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