kerberos password requirements

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz at
Tue Oct 3 19:57:41 EDT 2006

On Monday, October 02, 2006 02:08:59 PM -0500 Ryan Schultz 
<rschultz at> wrote:

> 	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.

That's a matter of local policy, not something required by Kerberos.
Talk to your administrators.

-- Jeffrey T. Hutzelman (N3NHS) <jhutz+ at>
   Sr. Research Systems Programmer
   School of Computer Science - Research Computing Facility
   Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA

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