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From Oliver Erhart <oliver.erh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Disable password timeout, reset
Date Sat, 09 Jan 2016 21:40:39 GMT
You could try to use the Redback Runtime Configuration [1]. With Archiva
2.2.0 this works for me. At least the number of reusing your previous
passwords (security.policy.password.previous.count).

[1]
http://archiva.apache.org/docs/2.2.0/adminguide/redback-runtime-configuration.html#Runtime_properties

--
Oliver Erhart

Thad Humphries <thad.humphries@gmail.com> schrieb am Do., 7. Jan. 2016 um
15:27 Uhr:

> On Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 7:47 AM, Olivier Lamy <olamy@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > On 1 October 2015 at 02:11, Thad Humphries <thad.humphries@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > I set up an Archiva 2.2 server a while back, and thought I'd succeeded
> in
> > > disabling the requirement to renew the password after so many days, not
> > > allow reuse of the last X number of passwords, etc. Earlier this week I
> > was
> > > rudely surprised to find that I had to reset my password. How can I
> stop
> > > this?
> > >
> > > I am running Archiva on port 8080, starting it with
> > >
> > > $ cd /opt/apache-archiva-2.2.0
> > > $ nohup bin/archiva console start &
> > >
> > > I created a ~/.m2/security.properties file based on the one at
> > >
> >
> http://archiva.apache.org/docs/2.2.0/adminguide/customising-security.html.
> > > Mine is shown below. The two properties in bold I thought would disable
> > > password expiration.
> > >
> > > #
> > >
> >
> http://archiva.apache.org/docs/2.2.0/adminguide/customising-security.html
> > > #
> > >
> > >
> >
> https://github.com/apache/archiva-redback-core/blob/master/redback-configuration/src/main/resources/org/apache/archiva/redback/config-defaults.properties
> > >
> > > # Security Policies
> > > #security.policy.password.encoder=
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> *security.policy.password.previous.count=-1security.policy.password.expiration.enabled=false*
> > > security.policy.password.expiration.days=180
> > > security.policy.password.expiration.notify.days=10
> > > security.policy.allowed.login.attempt=10
> > >
> > > # Password Rules
> > > security.policy.password.rule.alphanumeric.enabled=false
> > > security.policy.password.rule.alphacount.enabled=true
> > > security.policy.password.rule.alphacount.minimum=1
> > > security.policy.password.rule.characterlength.enabled=true
> > > security.policy.password.rule.characterlength.minimum=1
> > > security.policy.password.rule.characterlength.maximum=8
> > > security.policy.password.rule.musthave.enabled=true
> > > security.policy.password.rule.numericalcount.enabled=true
> > > security.policy.password.rule.numericalcount.minimum=1
> > > security.policy.password.rule.reuse.enabled=true
> > > security.policy.password.rule.nowhitespace.enabled=true
> > >
> > >
> > > Maybe that's not enough? In looking a the archiva-redback-core on
> > GitHub, I
> > > see *two additional settings* under Security Policies:
> > >
> > > # turn off the perclick enforcement of various security policies,
> > slightly
> > > # more heavyweight since it will ensure that the User object on each
> > click
> > > # is up to date
> > > security.policy.strict.enforcement.enabled=true
> > > security.policy.strict.force.password.change.enabled=true
> > >
> > > So, if I add these properties to my ~/.m2/security.properties file, set
> > > both to false, kill Archiva and restart it, will this disable the
> > password
> > > reset requirement? If not, how can I do so?
> > >
> >
> > That should work otherwise you are facing a bug :-(
> > You can use a file located here as well
> > ${appserver.home}/conf/security.properties
> >
>
> There seems to be a bug. I set security.policy.strict.enforcement.enabled
> and security.policy.strict.force.password.change.enabled to false in
> *both* locations--~/.m2/security.properties
> and ${appserver.home}/conf/security.properties--but have once again been
> told that admin's password has expired.
>
> It's also annoying that I can't reuse one of the last 6 passwords (this is,
> essentially, a private server inside a firewall). I thought
> "security.policy.password.rule.reuse.enabled=true" would allow reuse, but
> it didn't.
>
> Time to change the sticky note...
>
>
> > --
> > Olivier Lamy
> > http://twitter.com/olamy | http://linkedin.com/in/olamy
> >
>

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