Minimum Password Length

Quick Info

Plugin TitleMinimum Password Length
CategoryActive Directory
DescriptionEnsures that all Azure passwords require a minimum length
More InfoAzure handles most password policy settings, including the minimum password length, defaulted to 8 characters.
Recommended ActionNo action necessary. Azure handles password requirement settings.

Detailed Remediation Steps

  1. Log into the Microsoft Azure Management Console.
  2. Select the “Search resources, services, and docs” option at the top and search for Azure Active Directory.
  3. Select the “Azure Active Directory.” On the navigation panel, select the “Users” under Manage option.
  4. On the “Users” tab click on the “New User” option at the top.
  5. On the “New User” tab, click on the “Create user."
  6. Under the “Identity”, enter details like “Username”,“Name”, “First Name”,“Last Name”.
  7. On the “Password” tab, click on the “Let me create the password.”
  8. On the “Initial Tab” enter the password, and if it’s less than eight characters, Azure will show the error.
  9. Repeat the above steps to create New User with pre-defined “Minimum Password Length."