Manual Chapter : Configuration settings for a secure password policy

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BIG-IP LTM

  • 16.0.0, 15.1.1, 15.1.0, 15.0.1, 15.0.0, 14.1.2, 14.1.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.0
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Configuration settings for a secure password policy

This table lists and describes the settings for a password policy. These settings apply to all local user accounts on the BIG-IP system.
Setting
Description
Default value
Secure Password Enforcements
Enables or disables character restrictions, that is, a policy for minimum password length and required characters. When you enable this setting, the BIG-IP Configuration utility displays the
Minimum Length
and
Required Characters
settings.
Enabled
Minimum Length
Specifies the minimum number of characters required for a password, and the allowed range of values is
6
to
255
.
6
Required Characters
Specifies the number of numeric, uppercase, lowercase, and other characters required for a password. The allowed range of values is
0
to
127
.
0
Password Memory
Specifies, for each user account, the number of former passwords that the BIG-IP system retains to prevent the user from re-using a recent password. The range of allowed values is
0
to
127
.
0
Minimum Duration
Specifies the minimum number of days before a user can change a password. The range of allowed values is
0
to
255
.
0
Maximum Duration
Specifies the maximum number of days that a user's password can be valid. The range of allowed values is
1
to
99999
.
99999
Expiration Warning
Specifies the number of days prior to password expiration that the system sends a warning message to a user. The range of allowed values is
1
to
255
.
7
Maximum Login Failures
Denies access to a user after the specified number of failed authentication attempts. The administrator can then reset the lock to re-enable access for the user.
0
Required Lowercase
Specifies the minimum number of lowercase characters required for a password.
0
Required Numeric
Specifies the minimum number of numeric characters required for a password.
0
Required Special
Specifies the minimum number of special characters required for a password.
0
Required Uppercase
Specifies the minimum number of uppercase characters required for a password.
0