Set password policy

Administrator can configure password policy:
  • minimum length

  • complexity

  • maximum password expiration date

  • timeout for user session

  • ban on setting previously used passwords

  • account blocking due to incorrect password entry

To do this:
  1. Open the Settings section.

  2. In the Password policy block, specify the parameters in the fields (values ​​are selected from the drop-down lists).

Password Policy Settings:

Field name Description

Minimum length

The minimum number of characters (6 to 16) that must be in the password


Requirements of complexity. Set several restrictions for the selected passwords at once: * Latin capital letters (from A to Z); * Latin lowercase letters (from a to z); * Characters other than letters and numbers (for example,!, $, #,%); * Numbers (0 to 9)

Session time

Session duration in minutes. If the user does not take any action during this time, will ask him to log in again

Maximum password expiration date

The maximum password age in days. Three days before the expiration date, the system will notify the user that it is necessary to change the password. If the user did not manage to change the password, at the next login will prompt for a new password

Keep a journal

Password Logging allows you to configure the number of passwords (from 0 to 24) that will be stored in’s memory. Each new password must differ from the previous ones by at least one character.

Blocking threshold

Number of consecutive unsuccessful login attempts to

Account lockout duration

Number of minutes after which the counter of unsuccessful attempts is reset

Password Policy

Please note that after using all login attempts, the user is locked out. Only the administrator can restore it in the Users section (see more: Unlocking an account).

If synchronization with Microsoft Active Directory is configured, password policy setting is not available.