MinRequiredPasswordLength Property

SqlMembershipProvider.MinRequiredPasswordLength Property

 

Gets the minimum length required for a password.

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

public override int MinRequiredPasswordLength { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32

The minimum length required for a password.

MinRequiredPasswordLength property gets the minimum number of characters that must be entered to create a valid password for the SqlMembershipProvider 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
Available since 2.0
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