3.1.5 /etc/security/user - minalpha

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Defines the minimum number of alphabetic characters in a password.

In setting the minalpha attribute, it ensures that passwords have a minimum number of alphabetic characters.


In/etc/security/user, set the default user stanza minalpha attribute to be greater than or equal to 2-

chsec -f /etc/security/user -s default -a minalpha=2

This means that there must be at least 2 alphabetic characters within an 8 character user password.

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