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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.

      The minimum password length is 5.
      Passwords are required to have a minimum of:
              0 lowercase letter(s),
              0 uppercase letter(s),
              0 numeral(s) and
              0 other character(s).
      The number of allowed retries is 3.
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      (current) UNIX password:

      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:

      This user does not have privileges to do this.

      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

    Modified: 2012-08-10