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maximum-length

Syntax

maximum-length length;

Hierarchy Level

[edit system login passwords]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.

Description

Specify the maximum number of characters allowed in plain-text passwords. Newly created passwords must meet this requirement.

Default

For JUNOS-FIPS software, the maximum number of characters for plain-text passwords is 20. For JUNOS Software, no maximum is set.

Options

length—The maximum number of characters the password can include.

Range: 1 to 64 characters

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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


Published: 2010-04-26

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