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    minimum-changes

    Syntax

    minimum-changes number;

    Hierarchy Level

    [edit system login passwords]

    Release Information

    Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 11.1 for the QFX Series.

    Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 14.1X53-D20 for the OCX Series.

    Description

    Specify the minimum number of character sets (or character set changes) required in plain-text passwords. Newly created passwords must meet this requirement.

    This statement is used in combination with the change-type statement. If the change type is character-sets, then the number of character sets included in the password is checked against the specified minimum. If the change type is set-transitions, then the number of character set changes in the password is checked against the specified minimum.

    Default

    For Junos OS, the minimum number of changes is 1. For Junos-FIPS software, the minimum number of changes is 3.

    Options

    number—Minimum number of character sets (or character set changes) required for the password.

    Required Privilege Level

    system—To view this statement in the configuration.

    system-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

    Modified: 2016-04-29