A password policy is a set of rules designed to improve security by establishing strict password requirements for your users. These rules are enforced on all users in your account.
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Password policy supports global password settings modification for all users on your account. You can configure the following password settings:
The default password policy contains the following requirements:
For your convenience we offer a recommended policy. This is a stricter policy than the default policy which uses the following settings:
Select this option to configure your own password policy. The strength indicator will update as you adjust each policy setting. We strongly recommend using a policy with a minium strength of Strong.
Managing the password policy requires the Manage Accounts permission. Only an account admin has the permissions required to modify this setting.
Use the following steps to manage the password policy for your account:
The changes take effect immediately.
Tealium account passwords do not expire by default. However, depending on your security requirements, you can configure how long a password can be valid before needing to be reset.
To configure the password expiration time for your account, set the expiration time to a number of days greater than 0.
If you set a stricter password policy, you may break some users’ current passwords. This forces those users to reset their passwords if they don't satisfy the new password requirements. As an admin, you cannot change passwords for other users.
Note that after 5 unsuccessful login attempts, your account is temporarily locked for five minutes.