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Fedora now has a single configurable library, ''[https://fedorahosted.org/libpwquality libpwquality]'', for checking the quality of new passwords used for system accounts. The system wide password quality checks provided by this library are configured by modifying the <code>/etc/security/pwquality.conf</code> configuration file.
 
Fedora now has a single configurable library, ''[https://fedorahosted.org/libpwquality libpwquality]'', for checking the quality of new passwords used for system accounts. The system wide password quality checks provided by this library are configured by modifying the <code>/etc/security/pwquality.conf</code> configuration file.
  
Developers wishing to call this API from their applications will find the API description provided in the <code>pwquality.h</code> file of the ''libpwquality-devel'' package. A python wrapper, ''python-pwquality'', is also provided.
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Developers wishing to call this API from their applications will find the API description in the <code>pwquality.h</code> file provided by the ''libpwquality-devel'' package. A python wrapper, ''python-pwquality'', is also provided.
  
 
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Password Quality Checking

Fedora now has a single configurable library, libpwquality, for checking the quality of new passwords used for system accounts. The system wide password quality checks provided by this library are configured by modifying the /etc/security/pwquality.conf configuration file.

Developers wishing to call this API from their applications will find the API description in the pwquality.h file provided by the libpwquality-devel package. A python wrapper, python-pwquality, is also provided.


Accepted

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/SELinuxDenyPtrace

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/ServicesPrivateTmp

Pending:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/Securecontainers