Implementing Password Validation

When a PSK Pre-shared key. A unique shared secret that was previously shared between two parties by using a secure channel. This is used with WPA security, which requires the owner of a network to provide a passphrase to users for network access.  based management user changes the password, a check is added to ensure that there is at least a difference of 8 characters between the new password and the old password. The new password is encrypted, stored, and compared with the old password to increase the security and strength of the password.

The following procedure describes how to configure management password policy:

1. In the Managed Network node hierarchy, navigate to the Configuration > System >Profiles tab.

2. In the All Profiles list, expand the Other Profiles menu, then select Mgmt Password Policy.

3. Enter a value between 0 to 32 in the Minimum number of differing characters between passwords field.

4. Click Save.

5. Click Pending Changes.

6. In the Pending Changes window, select the check box and click Deploy Changes.

The following CLI Command-Line Interface. A console interface with a command line shell that allows users to execute text input as commands and convert these commands to appropriate functions. command uses the old password when the password is being changed:

(host) [mynode] (config) #mgmt-user <username> <rolename> old-password