Behavior after password policy change

Document ID : KB000119900
Last Modified Date : 05/11/2018
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Question:
What happens when other users log in after the administrator changes the password policy in API Portal? . 
Is the existing password affected by the password policy? 
In other words, will users who do not satisfy the password policy requirements be prompted to change their password?
 
Environment:
API Portal 3.5 
Answer:
The password policy is a limitation when creating a new account from Signup.

"General Policies" does not affect the password of existing users.
After changing the password policy, when creating a new account from Signup, the new policy will be effective.

But,"Password Expiration Rules" affect existing users
For example: If "Password expiry age" is set, if the existing user has exceeded the deadline, a password change dialog will be displayed at the next login.