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Changing the User Password (CTP Menu)

 

You can change your password by logging in to the CTP system. The new password must meet the requirements that are specified in the Configuration Security Profile menu.

To change your password by using the CTP Menu:

  1. From the Main Menu, select 5) Node Operations.
  2. Select 13) Set your password.

    The CTP system displays the password requirements based on your security profile. Table 1 lists the security profiles and their password requirements.

    Follow the onscreen instructions to set the new password.

    The following message is displayed if you do not have the permissions required to change password:

    Table 1: Requirements for New Password

    Password Attributes

    Units

    Security Profiles and Their Attribute Range in CTPView

    Security Profiles and Their Attribute Range in CTPOS

    High

    Low

    High

    Low/Very Low

    Minimum length

    char

    15–64

    5–64

    15–256

    15–256

    Maximum length

    char

    15–64

    5–64

    256

    256

    Minimum lowercase characters

    char

    1–10

    0–10

    1–15

    0–15

    Minimum uppercase characters

    char

    1–10

    0–10

    1–15

    0–15

    Minimum digits

    char

    1–10

    0–10

    1–15

    0–15

    Minimum other characters

    char

    1–10

    0–10

    1–15

    0–15

    Contains username

    no

    no

    no

    no

    Checked with cracklib library

    yes

    no

    yes

    yes

    Min required new characters

    number

    5

    0

    5

    5

    Allowed authentication retries

    1–3

    1–3

    1–3

    1–3

    Lockout after login failure

    seconds

    60-indefinite

    60-indefinite

    900

    900