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What authentication and password settings does ONTAP support?

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • Local ONTAP user authentication


ONTAP supports various password security settings, e. g.:
  • Password expiration time
  • Password complexity settings
  • Requirement to change the password at the first login
  • Locking accounts after a long period of inactivity
More details can be found here: TR-4569 (page 13 - 14)

Additional Information

What is supported may vary depending on the ONTAP version.
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