Article ID: 127718, created on Dec 8, 2015, last review on Dec 8, 2015

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk Automation 11.5

Symptoms

When password strength is set to Strong under System > Settings > Security > Setup, the Customer Control Panel still allows creating users with weak passwords.

Cause

This is software issue #PPA-1149. The fix is planned to be included in one of the future product updates.

Workaround

Update the password strength for Plesk backend users manually:

# /usr/local/psa/bin/server_pref --update -min_password_strength strong

Note: possible values for -min_password_strength are:

very_weak
weak
medium
strong
very_strong

Search Words

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