Change local user password settings

You can set the minimum required length for all new or updated local user passwords. You also can allow local users to access the system without entering a password.

Before you begin

  • You must be logged in as the local administrator, which includes Root admin permissions.

About this task

Keep these guidelines in mind when setting the minimum length for local user passwords:

Procedure

  1. Select Access Management.
  2. Select the Local User Roles tab.
  3. Select View/Edit Settings.
    The Local User Password Settings dialog box opens.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • To allow local users to access the system without entering a password, clear the "Require all local user passwords to be at least" checkbox.
    • To set a minimum password length for all local user passwords, select the "Require all local user passwords to be at least" checkbox and then use the spinner box to set the minimum required length for all local user passwords.

      Any new local user passwords must meet or exceed the current setting.

  5. Click Save.