In environments where PowerDesigner manages user passwords, the repository administrator is responsible for defining a password policy to ensure that passwords are sufficiently secure and are changed at appropriate intervals.
|Password length||Specifies the minimum and maximum permitted length of passwords. This option cannot be disabled. The minimum length for a password is 6 characters.|
|Password must contain||Specifies that passwords must contain at least one of each of the character types selected.|
|Disallow reuse of previous <x> passwords||Prevents users from reusing the specified number of old passwords.|
|Enforce changing of passwords after <x> days||Requires that users change their passwords after the specified number of days.|
|Block inactive users after <x> days without connection||Blocks users if they try to log in after the specified number of days of inactivity.|
|Temporarily block users for <x> minutes after <y> failures to log in||Blocks users for the specified number of minutes if they submit an invalid combination of username and password the specified number of times.|
|Temporary passwords issued by an administrator are valid for <x> days||Specifies the period for which temporary passwords (which are issued when a user is created or unblocked) are valid. Users attempting to use a temporary password after this time will be blocked.|