Q

Forcing a minimum password length

You recommend requiring a 15-character password, but Group Policy only allows you to specify a 14-character password as the minimum. How do I force a minimum password length of 15 characters?
As far as I know, to force the use of a 15-character password you will need to purchase a product that does so or write your own software. However, nothing says you can't "require" a 15-character password. You just may not have the ability to technically control it with ease.
This was first published in November 2004

Dig deeper on User passwords and network permissions

Pro+

Features

Enjoy the benefits of Pro+ membership, learn more and join.

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

SearchVirtualDesktop

SearchWindowsServer

SearchExchange

Close