OpenSSL generate random password

In this tutorial, How to generate a random password using the OpenSSL command in Linux. It generates a number of random bytes, which the output HEX or Base64.

The Base64 the output is a good password.

The syntax OpenSSL generate random password

# For Base64
openssl rand -base64 NUMBER
# For HEX
openssl rand -hex NUMBER

For example

[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]$ openssl rand -base64 10
[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]$ openssl rand -hex 8
OpenSSL generate random password


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