Disable password strength for existing passwords feature not working?
Problem reported by Joshua Parker - 12/23/2014 at 6:47 AM
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I am running the latest version of Smartermail and we are preparing to implement password requirements to start the new year.  I set all of the settings and made sure to check the box to disable password strength for existing passwords and was greeted by a large number of calls this morning from users who got an email stating their password did not meet requirements.  Am I mistaken in how I thought this would work?  I was hoping to put the requirements in early and then uncheck the existing password box to start the new year.

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Hello Joshua,
 
Thanks for the inquiry. Can you please provide us with more details on the settings and the configurations. I believe you are correct that the option ' disable password strength for existing passwords' would not cause the user accounts to modify their login until you unchecked the option. Please consider opening a Support Ticket so we may review this further. If there is a bug or problem with the features we will provide a credit back to you.
 
Thanks.
 
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Sterling Kendrick Replied
Yep its a bug. Here is a reply from ST staff on Nov 19 regarding. "Our developers have confirmed this as a bug and have added it into their list of defects to review. This will be corrected in a future minor release however at this time it has not been scheduled so I cannot offer a ETA."
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Joshua Parker Replied
Thanks for the update.
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Robert Emmett Replied
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Robert Emmett
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SmarterTools Inc.
(877) 357-6278
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