kerberos password requirements

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Oct 3 19:41:37 EDT 2006

Ryan Schultz <rschultz at> writes:

> Hi,
> 	Currently the password requirements for kerberos is 10 characters
> using 2 of 5 classes (lower, upper, numeric, punctuation, other).   Could
> someone point me to why/how this criteria came about and tell  me if this
> will remain the requirements in the future.

There isn't any general "Kerberos" requirement.  That sounds like a local
site policy to me.

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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