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Password Rules

To display:
  • [Utility]
    • [Administrator Settings]
      • [Security Settings]
        • [Quick Security Setting]
          • [Password Rules]

Configure whether to enable the password rules. Once you enable it, the number of characters and text types that are available for passwords is restricted. If necessary, change the minimum number of password characters.




Select whether to enable Password Rules. Before enabling Password Rules, change the current password to the one that complies with the password rules.

[Disable] is specified by default.

Once Password Rules is enabled, the following rules are applied to any password that is configured on this machine.

  • The minimum number of characters set in [Set Minimum Password Length] (default: 12)

  • Passwords are case sensitive.

  • A password consisting of a string of identical characters cannot be used.

  • The previous password cannot be used.

The password rules are applied to:

  • Administrator Password

  • User Password

  • Account Password

  • User Box Password

  • User Box Administrator Password

  • Secure Print Document Password

  • WebDAV Server Password

  • SNMP Password

  • Remote panel server password

  • Encryption Passphrase

[Set Minimum Password Length]

If you enable Password Rules, change the minimum number of characters for a password, as required.