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Generate stronger random passwords by default for new services

Luis Lara shared this idea 4 years ago
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Today WHMCS generates random passwords for new services consisting only of letters and numbers.

This request is about implementing a stronger random password generation routine to WHMCS that will generate passwords containing special characters such as !$%( as-well.

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Just to provide an update, the team has begun exploratory work to investigate support for stronger passwords across all provisioning modules and service based APIs that we integrate and work with. Following that, we plan to implement a new setting, that will default to on, that enables service password generation consisting of letters, numbers and special characters. We will provide further updates as we have them.

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Just to provide an update, the team has begun exploratory work to investigate support for stronger passwords across all provisioning modules and service based APIs that we integrate and work with. Following that, we plan to implement a new setting, that will default to on, that enables service password generation consisting of letters, numbers and special characters. We will provide further updates as we have them.

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Thanks for the update! Hope this will be available soon!

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Hi,

I'm pleased to advise this is planned for implementation in version 7.5. By default 14 character service passwords will be generated using a combination of letters (lowercase and uppercase), numbers and special characters.

A new option will be introduced in General Settings > Security Tab to allow switching back to the pre-7.4 password format if required.