Statement introduced in Junos OS Release 18.3R1.
Specify the the number of old passwords which should not match the new password. Newly created passwords must meet this requirement. A user who has the required permissions is able to control the number of old passwords that need to be compared. The number of old passwords to compare with the new password depends on the value configured. If a match is found between the new password and any of the old passwords, Junos OS device rejects the new password and aborts. If the new password is different from the configured number of old passwords, new password is accepted.
number—The minimum number of old passwords which should not match the new password.
Range: 1 to 20 passwords
Required Privilege Level
system—To view this statement in the configuration.
system-control—To add this statement to the configuration.