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Maximum Password Age IT policy rule

Description

This rule specifies the number of days before a BlackBerry® device password expires and a user must set a new password. The permitted range is 0 through 65,535.

Default values

The default value in the Default IT policy is a null value.

The default value in the Basic password security IT policy is 60 days.

The default value in all other preconfigured IT policies is 30 days.

Usage

If you configure this rule to 0, the BlackBerry device password does not expire.

Dependencies

A BlackBerry device uses this rule only if the Password Required IT policy rule is configured to True.

Minimum requirements

  • C++-based BlackBerry device that is running BlackBerry® Device Software version 2.5
  • Java® based BlackBerry device that is running BlackBerry Device Software version 3.6
  • BlackBerry® Application Suite version 1.0
  • BlackBerry® Connect™ versions 1.2, 2.0, 2.1, 4.0
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for IBM® Lotus® Domino® and BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise® version 4.0
  • BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Microsoft® Exchange version 3.5

Exceptions

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Novell GroupWise supports this rule only for Java based BlackBerry devices that are running BlackBerry Device Software version 4.0 or later.

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