ZCS Administrator Guide 8.0
ZCS Administrator Guide 8.0
Open Source Edition


Class of Services for Accounts > Configure a Password Policy

Configure a Password Policy
If internal authentication is configured for the domain, you can require users to create strong passwords to guard against simple password harvest attacks Users can be locked out of their accounts if they fail to sign in after the maximum number of attempts configured.
The password settings that can be configured are listed below.
Minimum/Maximum password length
Specifies the required length of a password. The default minimum and maximum are 6 adn 64 characters, respectively.
Minimum /Maximum password age
Configures the passwsord expiration date. Users can change their passwords at any time between the minimum and maximum. They must change it when the maximum password age is reached.
Minimum number of unique passwords history
Number of unique new passwords that a user must create before an old password can be reused.
Users cannot change their passwords.This should be set if authentication is external.
Must change password
When enabled, users can change their password at any time within the password age settings from their account Preferences tab.
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