The set password-history DXServer Command sets the maximum number of entries to retain in the history. This prevents the user from re-using these passwords.

CA Directory uses the operational attribute DxPwdHistory to maintain the password history.

This command has the following format:

set password-history = number-passwords | 0;
  • number-passwords - Specifies the maximum number of passwords to retain in the history.
  • 0 - (Default) Disables this feature.

Notes From Observations#

Appears DxPwdHistory is similar to pwdHistory however, the format is not known.

Apparently, when you use the set password-history command to set to a value other than "0", the the DxPwdHistory holds the values for the password history.

Attribute Definition#

The DxPwdHistory AttributeTypes is defined as:

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