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Minimum PIN length

Minimum PIN length configures the minimum number of characters required for the work PIN. The lowest number you can configure for this policy setting is 4. The largest number you can configure must be less than the number configured in the Maximum PIN length policy setting or the number 127 whichever is the lowest.If you configure this policy setting the work PIN length must be greater than or equal to this number.If you disable or do not configure this policy setting the work PIN length must be greater than or equal to 4.NOTE: If the above specified conditions for the minimum 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!MinimumPINLength

  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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