Specifying Password Complexity and Password Expiration

Article Number:02055

You can configure the complexity and the lifetime of the password in a password policy.
It is recommended to establish a password policy before starting operation so that users will not choose weak passwords during password configuration.

  1. Click gear shaped administration menu icon in the header.

  2. Click "Users & System Administration".
    Accessing Kintone Users & System Administration

  3. Click Login. Screenshot: "Login" is highlighted

  4. In the "Password Policy" section, select the minimum length (characters) of user passwords. Screenshot: A field to specify the minimum number of characters for passwords is displayed

    1. Minimum Number of Characters for the User Password
      This setting is applied to all users except Kintone Users & System Administrators.
    2. Minimum Number of Characters for the Administrator Password
      This setting is applied to Kintone Users & System Administrators.
  5. Select password complexity requirements. Screenshot: A field to specify the password complexity is displayed

  6. Specify whether to allow users to use their login names as their passwords.
    For security reasons, we recommend you not to enable this option.
    Screenshot: An option to allow or disallow users to use their login names as their passwords is displayed

  7. Select the number of times the same password can be used.
    Specify the number of times a password must be changed before an old password can be reused.
    The number of password changes includes changes by the user and by administrators.
    Screenshot: A field to specify password reuse limit is displayed

  8. Select the lifetime of a password.
    Password Expiration
    Screenshot: A field to specify the password expiration is displayed

  9. Click "Save".