Configuring Infranet Controller Password Access Restrictions (NSM Procedure)

You can restrict Infranet Controller and resource access by password-length when administrators or users try to sign in to an Infranet Controller. The user must enter a password whose length meets the minimum password-length requirement specified for the realm.

To configure Infranet Controller password access restrictions:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device tree tab, and then double-click the Infranet Controller device for which you want to configure password access restrictions.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select the level at which you want to implement password access restrictions. Then select:
    • Administrators > Admin Realms >Select Realm > Authentication Policies > Password to configure password access restrictions for admin realms.
    • Users > User Realms >Select Realm > Authentication Policies > Password to configure password access restrictions for user realms.
  4. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 14.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

Table 14: Password Access Restrictions Configuration Details

Option

Function

Your Action

Options for primary authentication server

Specifies the options for the primary authentication server.

  • Select Only allow users that have passwords of a minimum length to restrict user access to only those who meet the Primary password minimum length requirement.
  • Select Allow all users to permit access to all the users.

Primary password minimum length

Specifies the minimum number of characters a password must have.

Select or enter the minimum number of characters that a password must have.

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