What is the threshold of password history of accounts stored in Password Authority and PAM

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Article ID: 130603

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Products

CA Privileged Access Manager - Cloakware Password Authority (PA) PAM SAFENET LUNA HSM CA Privileged Access Manager (PAM)

Issue/Introduction



There is a requirement to store password history of an account for 7+ years. It is necessary to know the threshold of the password history, Do PA and PAM have limits for storing older passwords.  How many entries in total can be stored under password history?

Environment

Password Authority 4.5.3 and PAM 3.2

Resolution

There is no limit on the number of entries retained for password history for either PA or PAM.