RFC 972

Password Generator Protocol, January 1986

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F.J. Wancho

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC0972

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This RFC specifies a standard for the ARPA Internet community. The Password Generator Service (PWDGEN) provides a set of six randomly generated eight-character "words" with a reasonable level of pronounceability, using a multi-level algorithm. Hosts on the ARPA Internet that choose to implement a password generator service are expected to adopt and implement this standard.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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