We have JIRA (v6.4.1) configured so it authenticates from openLdap. The ldap is configured to accept no less than 12 chars for a password when a user sets it. At login, we've found that JIRA only reads in the first 8 chars of a password and dismisses the rest. How can we force JIRA to read in 12 chars and compare it to the password in ldap before authenticating a user?
That's the problem, JIRA simply doesn't have anything that would do that. There is code for checking password length and complexity in internal directories, but there's nothing that chops up passwords as they're entered, stored or checked. All I can think of is that there's something in the LDAP settings.
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