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Characters that are allowed for user names and passwords in Tivoli Endpoint Manager

Technote (FAQ)


What characters are allowed for TEM user names and passwords?


For usernames, follow these guidelines:

  • Cannot be greater than 32 characters
  • Cannot be "System"
  • Cannot be the name of an existing operator
  • Cannot be the name of a deleted operator who had a different admin role (MO vs NMO)
  • Must include only alphanumeric characters,"_", and "-"

For passwords, follow these guidelines:

  • Cannot contain the tab character
  • Cannot be fewer than 6 characters
  • Cannot be greater than 128 characters
  • Must meet the complexity regular expression set up in BigFix Admin (default is to just needs to meet above requirement)

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Document information

More support for: IBM BigFix family

Software version: All Versions

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1506213

Modified date: 29 September 2014