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Setting Strength Requirements for User Passwords

You can change the strength requirements for user passwords by increasing or decreasing the password complexity.

About This Task

Changing the strength requirement for passwords does not immediately affect users logging on to the application. When a user is created or updated, the password strength is enforced.

Procedure

  1. On the CommServe computer, add the passwordComplexityLevel additional setting as shown in the following table.

    For instructions on adding the additional setting from the CommCell Console, see Add or Modify an Additional Setting.

    Property

    Value

    Name

    passwordComplexityLevel

    Category

    CommServDB.GxGlobalParam

    Type

    INTEGER

    Value

    Select one of the following values:

    • 1 - There are no requirements for passwords.
    • 2 - Passwords must have a minimum of eight characters, one uppercase letter, one lowercase letter, one number, and one special character.

      Example: Wer1f*gd

    • 3 - Passwords must have a minimum of eight characters, two uppercase letters, two lowercase letters, two numbers, and two special characters.

      Example: We1*G!9d

Last modified: 3/19/2018 7:22:31 PM