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Administration Guide

Password policy

You can enable and configure password policy for the FortiManager.

Note

When a password policy is enabled, only the current password is remembered for each user in password reuse history.

To configure the password policy:
  1. Go to System Settings > Settings.
  2. Click to enable Password Policy.
  3. Configure the following settings, then click Apply to apply to password policy.

    Minimum Length

    Specify the minimum number of characters that a password must be, from 8 to 32. Default: 8.

    Must Contain

    Specify the types of characters a password must contain: uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and/or special characters.

    Admin Password Expires after

    Specify the number of days a password is valid for. When the time expires, an administrator will be prompted to enter a new password.

You can enable and configure password policy for the FortiManager.

Note

When a password policy is enabled, only the current password is remembered for each user in password reuse history.

To configure the password policy:
  1. Go to System Settings > Settings.
  2. Click to enable Password Policy.
  3. Configure the following settings, then click Apply to apply to password policy.

    Minimum Length

    Specify the minimum number of characters that a password must be, from 8 to 32. Default: 8.

    Must Contain

    Specify the types of characters a password must contain: uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and/or special characters.

    Admin Password Expires after

    Specify the number of days a password is valid for. When the time expires, an administrator will be prompted to enter a new password.