Setting default password policies

Learn how to set your password policy to the default attribute values.

Setting the default password policy

Run the set-default-pwpolicy command to set your password policy to the following default password policy attribute values.

Table 1. Default password policy attributes
Password Policy Attribute Default Value Remarks
minlife (hours) 1 The minimum period of Password Lifetime (hours).
history 0 The number of previous passwords that are stored and which a user is prevented from using.
minclasses 4 The minimum number of required classes of characters.
minlength 15 The minimum number of required characters for a password.
lockouttime (seconds) 600 The period (in) seconds for which a lockout is enforced.
maxfail 6 The maximum number of consecutive failures.
maxlife (days) 90 The maximum period of Password Lifetime (in days).
failinterval 60 The period (in seconds) after which the failure count will be reset.

Setting the default password policy for group-level

To set the default password policy for a group-level group, run the set-default-pwpolicy command and specify --globalrole. For example:
[root@e1n1~]# apusermgmt set-default-pwpolicy --globalrole=User
Password policy has been reset successfully to the default value.