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How To Create a Password Hash with Python passlib

Create a password hash with python passlib A quick and easy way to create a password hash is with python passlib. Install passlib with pip like this:

Then, run the command below. Of course, you will replace the text “myplaintextpassword” with YOUR OWN plain text password, right?

You’ll get back something that looks… Read more How To Create a Password Hash with Python passlib

How To Compress a Directory with the tar Command and Exclude Certain Files, tarball exclude files

When creating a tar-ball (compressing a directory of files), you may exclude certain files by using the –exclude flag. The –exclude flag will also work with a wild card “*”. Here is an example of how to tar-ball a directory from the parent directory and exclude certain files:

IMPORTANT: Be sure to use the… Read more How To Compress a Directory with the tar Command and Exclude Certain Files, tarball exclude files