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How to modify the default user PIN and password length for Active Directory (AD) and data connection (DC) directory

Core Issue

The default length of the password and the PIN in the global directory is five digits minimum and 20 digits maximum.

Resolution

To change the password and PIN length for DC Directory, perform these steps:

  1. Select Start > Programs > DC Directory Administrator (Not DC Directory Administration).
  2. Use the Default Profile. The user name should be Directory Manager. Choose a password (It may also be ciscocisco).
  3. Go to Directory > Cisco.com > CCN. Double click System Profile in the right hand column.
  4. Click the CCM Config tab, and modify the value.

To change the password and PIN length for AD Directory, perform these steps:

  1. Open AdsiEdit on your DC Directory.
  2. Go to Your Domain > DC = Domain, DC = com > OU = Cisco > OU = CCN > OU = systemProfile > CN = System Profile.
  3. In Properties, look for ciscoCCNatPINLength. Modify this to the value you require.
  4. In Properties, look for ciscoCCNatPasswordLength. Modify this to the value you require.

For more information on resolving DC directory problems, refer to  Fixing Problems with DC Directory.

For information on how to change the DC Directory password, refer to How to Change the DC Directory Password.

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