Overview of ZEE Password Policies and Examples

July 09, 2015

Introduction to Password Policies :


Zephyr Introduced Xero Password Policy which has a set of 4 password policies to provide more security over the network.

Polices: Default, Weak, Strong, Very Strong

Here is an overview of all the available password policies.
 

Default :

This password policy requires minimum of 4 characters of any style.

Example : pswd

Weak :

This policy requires password to have minimum of 6 characters with at least 1 uppercase letter and 1 number

Eample : Pasw0d

Strong :

This policy requires password to have minimum of 8 characters with at least 1 lowercase letter, 1 uppercase letter, 1 number, and 1 special character out of ~!@#$%^&*()_-+{}[]<>?/|:;.

Example : Pa$sw@r6!

Very Strong :

This policy requires password to have minimum of 10 characters with at least 2 lowercase letters, 2 uppercase letters, 2 numbers, and 2 special characters out of ~!@#$%^&*()_-+{}[]<>?/|:;.

Example : P@ssW0r6!# 

Note : Zephyr recommends strong or very strong policy.

USAGE :

To set any password policy for your instance, navigate to Administrator -> user Auth -> Password Policy. Select the required Password policy from the drop down and save it.

Please note password policy is only applicable when the Authentication system is set to Internal.

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