Regular Expressions in Passwords for End Users

Document ID : KB000020304
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Issue:

We would like to have the following password requirements for our CA PPM users:

  1. Minimal length = 8 characters
  2. At least one Lower Case
  3. At least one an Upper Case
  4. Alphanumeric

Example of valid password: passWord123

Environment:

Applies to all supported PAS environments. 

Resolution:

In order to achieve the password requirement, set up this regular expression:

  1. Go to Administration / General Settings
  2. Click on System Options
  3. Change Password Options Section
  4. Password Rules

    1. Click on 'Define Custom Expression'
    2. Regular expression: ^.*(?=.{8,})(?=.*[a-z])(?=.*[A-Z])(?=.*[\d]).*$
    3. Error message: write your expected message to end users