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minimum-length

Syntax

minimum-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 minimum number of characters required in plain-text passwords. Newly created passwords must meet this requirement.

Default

For JUNOS Software, the minimum number of characters for plain-text passwords is six. For JUNOS-FIPS software, the minimum number of characters for plain-text passwords is 10.

Options

length—The minimum number of characters the password must include.

Range: 6 to 20 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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