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Customize Identity Manager error messages


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We are looking into using the Password Dictionary option within Identity Manager to limit certain passwords from being chosen. When a user does pick a password that is in the dictionary, an error displays of: "Error: Password must not match dictionary entry." Can this error be customized, can we change the wording somewhere?

Error:   Password must not match dictionary entry.


Release : 14.X

Component : Identity Manager


Yes, the "Password must not match dictionary entry" can be modified.
Please find <wildfly home>/standalone/deployments/iam_im.ear/custom/resourceBundles/

In case of Virtual Appliance the location is:
Use 'config' user in vApp to modify the above file.

For example to update the error shown above, see line 3035=Password must not match dictionary entry

IMSException Documentation

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