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How to disable required password complexity for a CIFS server in workgroup mode?

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ONTAP  9

Answer

Please use the vserver cifs security modify command to disable/enable required password complexity for a CIFS server in workgroup mode.

  • If you want required password complexity for local SMB users to be Enabled
 
vserver cifs security modify -vserver vserver_name -is-password-complexity-required true
 
  • If you want the required password complexity for local SMB users to be Disabled
 
vserver cifs security modify -vserver vserver_name -is-password-complexity-required false

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