Password policy

Use this to define a set of requirements that users need to comply with when they change their passwords. You can set the minimum number of characters as well as require the minimum number of letters, numbers, and special characters.

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Specify password policy

  1. Select Setup > Miscellaneous and view the Password Policy pane.
  2. Specify the desired values in the fields of the Password Policy pane.
    • Password must contain at least [n] characters total – the minimum number of characters that the password must contain. Set n = 0 for no minimum number of characters.
    • Password must contain at least [n] alpha characters – the minimum number of letters that must be in the password. Set n = 0 for no minimum number of letters in the password.
    • Password must contain at least [n] numeric characters – the minimum number of numeric characters that must be in the password. Set n = 0 for no minimum number of numbers in the password.
    • Password must contain at least [n] special characters – the minimum number of special characters (anything other than letters or numeric characters) that must be in the password. Set n = 0 for no minimum number of special characters in the password.
  3. Click Apply.
  4. Restart the HTTP server on both the SecureTransport Server and the SecureTransport Edge.

If you are using a streaming setup and you change the password policy while a user is logged into SecureTransport, the old password policy is displayed in the Browser Client when a user tries to change the password.

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