Password Policy for MSFP Properties: Device Security

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

Use the Password Policy for MSFP Properties: Device Security tab of the Configuration Manager 2007 configuration item properties dialog box to specify the properties of the password policy to distribute to mobile devices. Mobile devices must have the Windows MobileĀ 5.0 or later Messaging and Security Feature Pack (MSFP) installed to use this configuration item.

Specify the settings of the configuration item to be distributed to mobile devices.

  • Enforce password on device
    Specifies that the password policy settings on the mobile device be enforced.
  • Minimum PIN length (digits)
    Specifies the minimum number of characters in password on the mobile device.
  • Require both numbers and letters
    Specifies that the password must include both numbers and letters.
  • Inactivity time
    Specifies the number of minutes that the device can be idle before requiring the password to be reentered.
  • Wipe device after failed (attempts)
    Specifies a number of failed authentication attempts after which user data on the phone is removed from the mobile device. Phone storage card data is not deleted.
  • Enforce password history
    Specifies that a new password must be used when the password is changed. This prevents users from reusing an old password within the Maximum passwords remembered limit.
  • Maximum passwords remembered
    Specifies how many old passwords are remembered to test against the enforced password history.
  • OK
    Saves the changes and exits the dialog box.
  • Cancel
    Exits the dialog box without saving any changes.
  • Apply
    Saves the changes and remains in the dialog box.
  • Help
    Opens the help topic for this tab of the dialog box.

See Also

Reference

Configuration Package Program Name Properties: General
Password Policy for MSFP Properties: General
Password Policy for MSFP Properties: Security

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
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