Password complexity rules

All managed passwords generated by the Privileged Access Service consist of at least one upper case letter, one lower case letter, one number, and one special character regardless of the system type. For HP NonStop systems, the following additional password rules apply:

  • Minimum password length: 8
  • Maximum password length: 8
  • Supported special characters: !@#%&()*+-./:<>[\]^_{|}~

The default password profile for HP NonStop systems will only include supported special characters. If you clone the profile to create a custom password profile, you should be aware that on some versions of the operating system, some special characters are not supported and should not be used in the password. For example, on some versions of the HP NonStop operating system, you should avoid adding the following special characters to the profile: , ; “” $ =

For more information, see the HP Security Management Guide: