About password restrictions
Passwords are subject to the following restrictions:
Each password must have at least PASSLENGTH
characters as defined in /etc/default/passwd.
PASSLENGTH must be at least 3.
Each password must contain at least two alphabetic
characters and at least one numeric or special
character. (In this case, alphabetic includes all
uppercase and lowercase letters.)
Each password must differ from the user's login name and
any reverse or circular shift of that login name.
(Corresponding uppercase and lowercase letters are
A new password must differ from the old one by at least
Allowing accounts without passwords
Controlling password selection
© 2004 The SCO Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 22 April 2004