OS10 Enterprise Edition User Guide Release 10.4.0E(R3)

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password-attributes

Configures rules for password entries.

Syntax
password-attributes {[min-length number] [character-restriction {[upper number] [lower number] [numeric number] [special-char number]}}
Parameters
  • min-length number — (Optional) Sets the minimum number of required alphanumeric characters (6 to 32; default 9).
  • character-restriction:
    • upper number — (Optional) Sets the minimum number of uppercase characters required (0 to 31; default 0).
    • lower number — (Optional) Sets the minimum number of lowercase characters required (0 to 31; default 0)
    • numeric number — (Optional) Sets the minimum number of numeric characters required (0 to 31; default 0)
    • special-char number — (Optional) Sets the minimum number of special characters required (0 to 31; default 0).
Default
  • Minimum length: 9 characters
  • Uppercase characters: 0
  • Lowercase characters: 0
  • Numeric characters: 0
  • Special characters: 0
Command Mode
EXEC
Usage Information
  • By default, the password you configure with the username password command must be at least nine alphanumeric characters.
  • Use the password-attributes command to increase password strength. When you enter the command, at least one parameter is required. When you enter the character-restriction parameter, at least one option is required.
Example
OS10(config)# password-attributes min-length 6 character-restriction upper 2 lower 2 numeric 2
Supported Releases
10.4.0E(R1) or later

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