Password Administration

Applies to QAComplete 14.4, last modified on May 20, 2024

As a security administrator, you can enforce stronger passwords using the advanced security settings.

To enable and configure the advanced security, go to  > Setup > Security > Password Administration.

The Password Administration screen

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Select the Use Advanced Security check box. The Advanced Password Settings form will appear, where you can modify the default values.

  • Password Minimum Length – Set the minimum length of passwords. For example, passwords must be at least 8 characters long.

  • Password Reuse Policy – Prevent the reuse of old passwords. Set how many passwords to store, and prevent users from re-using the passwords on this list.

  • Password Expiration – Set the password expiration in number of days. Users must change passwords within this time period.

  • Require Alphanumeric – Passwords must contain at least one character from three of the four categories:

    • Latin uppercase letters (A through Z)
    • Latin lowercase letters (a through z)
    • Digits (0 through 9)
    • Non-alphanumeric character, such as _ ! +, or other US keyboard characters

Once complete, click Save Changes to apply your changes.

Note: All passwords are always encrypted at the database level with 128-bit encryption.

See Also

Security Groups
Users and Security Groups

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