- 26 Apr 2023
Defining User Password Settings
- Updated on 26 Apr 2023
You can specify a password policy for users (root and all sub-users). These are rules that define the type of password users can set.
- Click on the Users page to open the User Password Settings panel. This setting will apply to Root and all sub-users.
- The following is an overview of the settings you can apply for the user passwords.
Setting Description Minimum Password Length Enter the minimum number of characters the user must enter for the password. This value must be between 8 and 128. Prevent password reuse Enter the number of times the password can be reused. Number of failed login attempts before user lock-out (default 5) Enter the number of times a user can fail to enter the correct password before being locked out of the login. Number of minutes to lockout user (default 5) Enter the number of minutes that a user will be locked out after login attempt failures. Auto-expire password after days (default 0=never) Enter the number of days after which a password will expire. Inactivity days after which sub-users will be inactivated (default 0-never) Enter the number of days after which a sub-user account will be inactivated automatically if it is idle for the specified number of days. Enter 0 if the account should not be inactivated, no matter how long it is idle. Require at least one uppercase letter Enable to require the user to enter a password that includes at least one uppercase letter. Require at least one lowercase letter Enable to require the user to enter a password that includes at least one lowercase letter. Require at least one number Enable to require the user to enter a password that includes at least one number. Require at least one non-alphanumeric character Enable to require the user to enter a password that includes at least one non-alphanumeric character. Allow users to change their own password Enable to allow the user to change the password. If this setting is not enabled, only the Root User can change the user password. Prohibit passwords made up of single dictionary words or common names Enable to prohibit the password from consisting of a single dictionary word or combination of names.
To enable a setting, slide the option to the right. When a setting is enabled, the slide option is blue:
When a setting is disabled, the slide option is gray:
- After changing password settings, click APPLY PASSWORD POLICY.