App::genpw::ind - Generate password from combination of Indonesian words


This document describes version 0.007 of App::genpw::ind (from Perl distribution App-genpw-ind), released on 2021-05-07.


See the included script genpw-ind.




 genpw(%args) -> [status, msg, payload, meta]

Generate password from combination of Indonesian words.

Using password from dictionary words (in this case, from WordList::*) can be useful for humans when remembering the password. Note that using a string of random characters is generally better because of the larger space (combination). Using a password of two random words from a 5000-word wordlist has a space of only ~25 million while an 8-character of random uppercase letters/lowercase letters/numbers has a space of 62^8 = ~218 trillion. To increase the space you'll need to use more words (e.g. 3 to 5 instead of just 2). This is important if you are using the password for something that can be bruteforced quickly e.g. for protecting on-disk ZIP/GnuPG file and the attacker has access to your file. It is then recommended to use a high number of rounds for hashing to slow down password cracking (e.g. --s2k-count 65011712 in GnuPG).

This function is not exported.

Arguments ('*' denotes required arguments):

  • action => str (default: "gen")

  • case => str (default: "default")

    Force casing.

    default means to not change case. random changes casing some letters randomly to lower-/uppercase. lower forces lower case. upper forces UPPER CASE. title forces Title case.

  • num => int (default: 1)

  • patterns => array[str]

    Pattern(s) to use.

    A pattern is string that is similar to a printf pattern. %P (where P is certain letter signifying a format) will be replaced with some other string. %Nw (where N is a number) will be replaced by a word of length N, %N$MP (where N and M is a number) will be replaced by a word of length between N and M. Anything else will be used as-is. Available conversions:

     %l   Random Latin letter (A-Z, a-z)
     %d   Random digit (0-9)
     %h   Random hexdigit (0-9a-f)
     %a   Random letter/digit (Alphanum) (A-Z, a-z, 0-9; combination of %l and %d)
     %s   Random ASCII symbol, e.g. "-" (dash), "_" (underscore), etc.
     %x   Random letter/digit/ASCII symbol (combination of %a and %s)
     %m   Base64 character (A-Z, a-z, 0-9, +, /)
     %b   Base58 character (A-Z, a-z, 0-9 minus IOl0)
     %B   Base56 character (A-Z, a-z, 0-9 minus IOol01)
     %%   A literal percent sign
     %w   Random word
  • wordlists => array[str]

    Select one or more wordlist modules.

Returns an enveloped result (an array).

First element (status) is an integer containing HTTP status code (200 means OK, 4xx caller error, 5xx function error). Second element (msg) is a string containing error message, or 'OK' if status is 200. Third element (payload) is optional, the actual result. Fourth element (meta) is called result metadata and is optional, a hash that contains extra information.

Return value: (any)


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