3.1.14 /etc/security/user - minspecialchar

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Defines the minimum number of special characters in a password.

In setting the minspecialchar attribute, the password must contain a special character when it is changed by the user.


In /etc/security/user, set the default user stanza minspecialchar attribute to 1-

chsec -f /etc/security/user -s default -a minspecialchar=1

This means that there must be at least 1 special character within an 8 character user password.

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