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Ryan Westlund
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Episode 9000 of BS password restrictions

A website (Ramnode) where the autogenerated password from Firefox was not accepted because it didn't have a symbol.

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Fernando B 🚀

That's actually a good password requirement. I suggest you use a better password generator like LastPass. You can select exactly what you want. Only alphanumeric, special characters, etc.

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Ryan Westlund Author

If it prevents secure passwords and causes me to put a predictable '!' on the end like I always do for those passwords, no, it's not a good password requirement.

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Fernando B 🚀

So you're saying someone is going to guess your random password + the special character? Why are you putting it in the end? Place it elsewhere or better yet just put several special characters. Basically you're ranting because the password requires certain requirements, and you don't even understand those requirements.

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Ryan Westlund Author

I'm ranting because it inconvenienced me by rejecting a perfectly good password.