The PingDirectory Server provides a flexible password policy system to assign, manage, or remove password policies for root and non-root users. The password policy contains configurable properties for password expiration, failed login attempts, account lockout and other aspects of password and account maintenance on the Directory Server. The Directory Server also provides a global configuration option and a per-user privilege feature that disables parts of the password policy evaluation for production environments that do not require a password policy.

This chapter presents the following topics: