Password History Function

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venK
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Password History Function

Post by venK » Fri Feb 23, 2007 3:55 pm

Dear friends,

Please shed light on, how to to enable Password History function can be enabled.
Ven K

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Post by Snowy » Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:46 am

it is installed by default, it keeps last 5 passwords.

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Post by MikeNZ » Mon Apr 02, 2007 8:23 am

Also can be dictated by Profile Parameter
login/password_history_size

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Post by Al. » Mon Apr 02, 2007 11:42 am

MikeNZ wrote:Also can be dictated by Profile Parameter
login/password_history_size
What version of SAP are you on Mike?

Cheers

Al.

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Post by waltersen » Tue Apr 03, 2007 3:39 am

Hello,

"The password history is configurable now. In lower releases this was a static list of the last 5 used passwords, that users were not allowed to use. Via the following profile parameter you can configure now how many of the last used passwords you would like to exclude: login/password_history_size. So you could configure this to be stricter than 5, let’s say 10, or make it less strict, let’s say 3. We would recommend though, that you do not use any of the profile parameters to make password rules easier, but stricter for your own system security. You can choose any value from 1 – 100. The default is 5, as was the system behavior before."

https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/weblogs ... b/wlg/2574.

I also found this:

http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04s/helpd ... ameset.htm


Bye

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