The Passwords settings page enables you to define the complexity of the password for AirWatch users at enrollment time and after. Defining such a complexity serves as a front line security threshold.

For information about configuration settings for administrator access to the AirWatch Console, see Admin / Console Security / Passwords.

  • Current Setting – Select whether to Inherit or Override the displayed settings. Inherit means use the settings of the current organization group's parent OG, while Override enables the settings for editing so you can modify the current OG's settings directly.
Setting Description
Enable Enrollment User Password Settings Enable this setting to apply password complexity for enrollment users in your organization.
Enforced Password History

Select the number of previous passwords that cannot be reused. For example, if you do not want users to reuse any of the last four passwords, select 4 Passwords Remembered.

Disable this feature by selecting 0 Passwords Remembered.

Minimum Password Length Enter the minimum number of characters for your passwords. Minimum password length must be between 4 and 8 characters.
Password Complexity Level Passwords can be a combination of alphabetical, numeric, special characters, or no restrictions, however, it is strongly recommended to set complex passwords for maximum security.
  • Child Permission – Select the available behavior of child organization groups that exist below the currently selected organization group. Inherit only means child OGs are only allowed to inherit these settings. Override only means they override the settings, and Inherit or Override means you can choose to inherit or override settings in child OGs that exist below the currently selected OG.