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Maximum PIN length

Maximum PIN length configures the maximum number of characters allowed for the work PIN. The largest number you can configure for this policy setting is 127. The lowest number you can configure must be larger than the number configured in the Minimum PIN length policy setting or the number 4 whichever is greater.If you configure this policy setting the work PIN length must be less than or equal to this number.If you disable or do not configure this policy setting the work PIN length must be less than or equal to 127.NOTE: If the above specified conditions for the maximum PIN length are not met default values will be used for both the maximum and minimum PIN lengths.


    The policy is located under of Local Group Policy Editor.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKLM -> SOFTWARE -> Policies -> Microsoft -> PassportForWork -> PINComplexity!MaximumPINLength

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Microsoft Passport for Work -> PIN Complexity

Notes

* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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