Passcode

        You can define the parameters for creating a passcode and configure the passcode settings here.

 

Profile Settings

Description

Passcode Profile Settings

Minimum Passcode Requirement

  

You can define the minimum passcode type required or allowed to create a passcode. The increasing order of security in the passcode type is Simple value->Numbers->Alphabet->Alphanumeric->Complex Value. On choosing a minimum required passcode type for example, as 'Numbers', then the passcode that is set on the device can contain numbers, alphabets, alphanumeric characters or complex values.

'Simple Value' enables you to set patterns, pin or passwords for the container.

On choosing 'Numbers', you can set either a pin or password for the container. The password can contain numbers, alphabets, alphanumeric or complex values.

'Alphabet' allows you to set only passwords for the container. The password can contain alphabets, alphanumeric or complex values.

The above passcode types are not applicable for KNOX 1.0. 

'Alphanumeric' passcode allows you to set a password that contains both numbers and alphabets. Special characters can also be included.

'Complex Value' type of passcode enables you to set a password that contains alphabets, numbers and at least one special character.

The above passcode types are applicable for all versions of KNOX.

Minimum passcode length

You can define a minimum length for the passcode here.

Maximum number of failed attempts

Maximum number of failed attempts allowed can be specified. When the number of attempts exceeds, the data in the container will be locked.

Maximum idle time allowed before auto-lock

Time allowed for the container to be idle

Number of Passcodes to be maintained in the history

Total number of previous passcodes to be maintained, so that it cannot be reused.

Maximum Passcode Age

User will be notified to reset the Passcode based on the days specified here

Passcode Profile Settings ( Not applicable for KNOX 1.0)

Unlock Container using Fingerprint

(Applicable for KNOX 2.3 and above)

If this is allowed in a container, the user will be able to use fingerprint to unlock the container.

The backup password set during fingerprint registration should be simple value, number, alphabet, alphanumeric or complex according to what you choose as the Minimum Passcode Requirement.

Maximum Repetition of Characters

Specify how many times, can a number or an alphabet be repeated in the password (Example: If you say 2 times, you cannot use the same alphabet or number more than twice in the password). This is applicable when you set a Complex Value type of passcode.

Maximum Numeric Sequence

Specify how many sequential numbers can be used in the password (Example: If you say 3, you can use up to 3 sequential numbers like 123, 456, etc..).

Minimum uppercase  length
 

You can define the minimum number of upper case letters required to create a passcode.

Minimum lowercase letter length

You can define the minimum number of lower case letters required to create a passcode.

Minimum letter length

 

You can define the minimum number of  letters required to create a passcode.

Minimum Non-Alphabetic Characters

You can define the minimum number of Non-Alphabetic Characters
required to create a passcode.

Minimum numeric length

You can define the minimum number of numeric values required to create a passcode.

Minimum symbol length

 

You can define the minimum number of symbols required to create a passcode.

 

See Also:  Associating Profiles to Groups, Associating Profiles to Devices,  App Management, Distribute Apps to Devices, Distribute Apps to Groups

 

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