Membership.MinRequiredPasswordLength Property

 

Gets the minimum length required for a password.

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

public static 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 membership provider specified in the Provider property.

The MinRequiredPasswordLength property value is set in the application configuration using the minRequiredPasswordLength attribute of the configuration element.

The following code example shows the 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
Available since 2.0
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