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MinRequiredPasswordLength Property

MembershipProvider.MinRequiredPasswordLength Property

Gets the minimum length required for a password.

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

public abstract int MinRequiredPasswordLength { get; }
/** @property */
public abstract int get_MinRequiredPasswordLength ()

public abstract function get MinRequiredPasswordLength () : int

Not applicable.

Property Value

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>

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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