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MembershipProvider.MinRequiredPasswordLength Property

Gets the minimum length required for a password.

Namespace:  System.Web.Security
Assembly:  System.Web.ApplicationServices (in System.Web.ApplicationServices.dll)

public abstract int MinRequiredPasswordLength { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The minimum length required for a password.

The MinRequiredPasswordLength property gets the minimum number of characters that must be entered to create a valid password for the MembershipProvider object.

The MinRequiredPasswordLength property value is set in the application configuration using the minRequiredPasswordLength attribute of the membership Element (ASP.NET Settings Schema) configuration element.

The following example shows the membership Element (ASP.NET Settings Schema) configuration element in the system.web section of the application's Web.config file. It specifies that the application use an instance of the SqlMembershipProvider class to provide membership services, and sets the minRequiredPasswordLength attribute to seven characters.

<membership defaultProvider="SqlProvider"
  userIsOnlineTimeWindow = "20>
  <providers>
    <add
      name="SqlProvider"
      type="System.Web.Security.SqlMembershipProvider"
      connectionStringName="SqlServices"
      requiresQuestionAndAnswer="true"
      minRequiredPasswordLength="7"
      />
  </providers>
</membership>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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