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Hello Folks,

Currently I'm setting a Password policy on our ESXi host 6.7, however I'm unable to find the setting that a password history of at least 4 is being retained. Is there any specific syntax or parameter to add in the policy policy. Currently, I have "retry=3min=disabled,disabled,16,7,7". Any suggestions please. Thanks!

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Looks like this advanced option is only available in vSphere 7.0.

Security.PasswordHistory. Number of passwords to remember for each user. Zero disables password history.

ESXi Passwords and Account Lockout

I don't see it on the 6.7 documentation: ESXi Passwords and Account Lockout

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Looks like this advanced option is only available in vSphere 7.0.

Security.PasswordHistory. Number of passwords to remember for each user. Zero disables password history.

ESXi Passwords and Account Lockout

I don't see it on the 6.7 documentation: ESXi Passwords and Account Lockout

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I found this option in 6.7 as well.

Thanks!.

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Good to know. I will try to get this updated on the documentation too.

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