Announcement: cPanel Password Policy
*** Only clients host under cPanel environment will be affected ***
In the latest cpanel release, all server patching to version cpanel 11.67.9999.118 will enforce password auto reset protocol to all login account that failed to meet cPanel minimum passphrase 55 score level.
This implementation is purposely designed for strengthening the security level and prevent trespassing from unauthorized party due to easy guess passphrase combination. This implementation is effective immediately after this announcement.
The check will be applied to every function and feature listed below within the WHM and cPanel that allows to set or change the password.
New Account Creation (New FTP user / New database user)
Any login account failed to meet the minimum criteria will prompt for one-time notification to advise for passphrase reset. Users urge to proceed for passphrase reset if receive any notification while account entering.
Failed to arrange passphrase reset shall restrain from the next entry after the auto-reset protocol.
-------------------------Technical Support Department