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Handbook

Enable password policies

A password policy is a set of rules designed to enhance computer security. A good password policy encourages users to create strong passwords and use them properly. For your network and data security and integrity, we strongly recommend the enforcement of strong password policies when using FortiADC.

To enable password policy:
  1. Go to System > Administrator.
  2. Select the Password Policy tab.
  3. Complete the configuration as described in Password policy configuration.
  4. Click Save.

Password policy configuration

Settings Guidelines

Password Policy

Enabled by default.

Minimum Length

Specify the minimum length requirement of passwords, which can be from 8 (default) to 32 characters in length.

Must Contain

Select the restrictions you want to impose on passwords:

  • Upper Case Letter—If selected, passwords must contain upper-case letters.
  • Lower Case Letter—If selected, passwords must contain lower-case letters.
  • Number—If selected, passwords must contain numbers.
  • Non-alphanumeric —If selected, passwords must contain non-alphanumeric characters.

Enable password policies

A password policy is a set of rules designed to enhance computer security. A good password policy encourages users to create strong passwords and use them properly. For your network and data security and integrity, we strongly recommend the enforcement of strong password policies when using FortiADC.

To enable password policy:
  1. Go to System > Administrator.
  2. Select the Password Policy tab.
  3. Complete the configuration as described in Password policy configuration.
  4. Click Save.

Password policy configuration

Settings Guidelines

Password Policy

Enabled by default.

Minimum Length

Specify the minimum length requirement of passwords, which can be from 8 (default) to 32 characters in length.

Must Contain

Select the restrictions you want to impose on passwords:

  • Upper Case Letter—If selected, passwords must contain upper-case letters.
  • Lower Case Letter—If selected, passwords must contain lower-case letters.
  • Number—If selected, passwords must contain numbers.
  • Non-alphanumeric —If selected, passwords must contain non-alphanumeric characters.