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ODSEE - Password Changes Made by an Administrator Bypasses Restrictions Enforced by Password Policies (Doc ID 2849877.1)

Last updated on MARCH 14, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 Password changes performed with accounts with administrator rights bypass password restrictions enforced by password policies.

 The password is changed by an Administrator level account to a standard user using a password that is less restrictive than the password restrictions enforced by password policies.

 The result of this action is that the password is changed to the less restrictive password.  This bypasses the password policy restrictions.

 In the event log the following is seen.


 User account password attribute is changed by a Administrative level account.


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