Test‐IsCompromisedPassword

Ryan Newington edited this page Jan 28, 2019 · 2 revisions

Description

The Test-IsCompromisedPassword cmdlet checks to see if a specified string matches a value in the compromised password store.

Syntax

Test-IsCompromisedPassword -Value <string> -Normalize

Test-IsCompromisedPassword -Hash <byte[]>

Test-IsCompromisedPassword -SecureString <SecureString> -Normalize

Parameters

Value

Required. The string to test.

Normalize

Optional. If specified, normalization rules are applied to the password before being checked against the compromised password store. To test against the banned word store, use the Test‐IsBannedWord cmdlet instead.

Hash

Required. A binary hash to test.

SecureString

Required. The string to test as a SecureString.

Return value

The cmdlet returns a boolean value indicating whether the input string or hash matches a value in the compromised password store.

Examples

# Add a password to the store
PS> Add-CompromisedPassword -Value password!!!

# Test the password and ensure it is found
PS> Test-IsCompromisedPassword -Value password!!!
True

# Prompt for a compromised password to test
PS> Test-IsCompromisedPassword -SecureString (Read-Host -Prompt "Enter the password to test" -AsSecureString)
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