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Edit Password Policy

Edit Password Policy

Administrators, or users with appropriate permissions, can define password policy for the organization. Policy is separated into two components:

  • Complexity – Rules that define the complexity requirements for passwords.
  • Expiration – Rules that define how long a password can remain in effect.

Select Edit

  1. Click Organization Settings.
  2. Under Password Policy, you can view current values.
  3. Click Edit.
  4. The Password Policy dialog appears.

Complexity

Complexity is a set of requirements for the number, class, and re-use of characters in a password.

Default Complexity

You can choose to use the default password complexity rule. The default complexity rule is defined as:

  • Minimum number of characters: 8
  • Minimum number of alphabetic (upper-case or lower-case) characters: 1
  • Minimum number of numbered characters: 1
  • Allowed special characters: ~`!@#$%^&*()

Note: Passwords cannot exceed 100 characters. If more than 100 characters are entered, the password is truncated.

  1. Select Complexity.
  2. Select a Complexity Rules of Default.
  3. Click Save.

Custom Complexity

You can choose to create a custom password complexity rule. Password complexity rules are defined by eight characteristics:

  • Minimum number of characters – Passwords mus be at least the minimum number of characters in length
  • Minimum number of upper-case characters – Passwords must have at least the minimum number of upper-case characters: A – Z
  • Minimum number of lower-case characters – Passwords must have at least the minimum number of lower-case characters: a – z
  • Minimum number of numbered characters – Passwords must have at least the minimum number of numeric characters: 0 – 9
  • Minimum number of special characters – Passwords must have at least the minimum number of special characters: ~`!@#$%^&*()
  • Maximum number of consecutive characters from the prior password – Passwords cannot use more than the maximum number of characters from the previous password
  • Minimum lifetime restriction – Passwords must remain in effect for at least the minimum number of hours or days
  • Minimum number of generations before re-use – Passwords cannot repeat within the minimum number of passwords

Note: Passwords cannot exceed 100 characters. If more than 100 characters are entered, the password is truncated.

  1. Click Complexity.
  2. Select a Complexity Rules of Custom.
  3. Select rules to enforce; deselect rules not desired.
  4. Type values for selected rule.
  5. Select unit, if desired.
  6. Click Save.

Expiration

You can choose whether passwords will expire and the notice given if they will expire.

Not Enforced

You can choose not to enforce password expiration.

  1. Click Expiration.
  2. Select No for Enforce Password Expiration.
  3. Click Save.

Enforced

You can choose to enforce password expiration. You must decide on three parameters:

  • Expiration Period – The number of days a password will remain valid.
  • Notice Period – The number of days prior to expiration of a password during which notices are given to the user of impending password expiration.
  • Effective Date – The date after which the expiration rules will be enforced.

The Effective Date permits providing notification of password expiration to end users before enforcement of the expiration rules.

  1. Click Expiration.
  2. Select Yes for Enforce Password Expiration.
  3. Type the values for expiry.
  4. Click Save.