Create a bcrypt hash on commandline

Its easy to create a bcrypt hash  on commandline with this command:

$> htpasswd -nbBC 10 USER PASSWORD

Just replace the Placeholder USER and PASSWORD with the corresponding values.

The Result should be something like that:


The part before “:” is the username. The rest is the bcrypt password hash. The -C parameter specifies the computing time for the bcrypt algorithm. The higher the value the better is the security but also the runtime.

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To get an explanation about all parameters and further information, just type htpasswd -h into the shell and hit enter.

4 thoughts on “Create a bcrypt hash on commandline

  1. Immer wieder nett bei der Suche auf deinem Blog zu landen. 😉 Viele Grüße!

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