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ODSEE - How To Manage Passwords And Password Policies Using the CRYPT Algorithm (Doc ID 1446593.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version 6.0 to [Release 6.0 to 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


To manage passwords and password policies using the CRYPT algorithm where the whole password (not just the first 8 characters) are used for authentication

When a password policy is created that requires more than 8 characters (in the example below, pwdminlength is set to 14) and uses the CRYPT algorithm (in the passwordstoragescheme configuration):



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