Generating Passwords In T-SQL And Powershell

Dave Mason shares a couple methods for generating good passwords:

There’s really nothing special there. On line 7 I specify how many characters long I want the password to be. I can run the code as many times as needed, or put it in a UDF or a loop if I want to get fancy.

Recently, though, I had the need to generate passwords outside of a T-SQL environment. I immediately went looking in the .NET Framework, and none to my surprise, I found something: the function System.Web.Security.Membership.GeneratePassword(). I did some initial testing in C#, then decided to proceed with a PowerShell scrip

Click through for the scripts.

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