System-Defined Password Requirements

The following password requirements are always enforced by the system and cannot be changed by an administrator:

Immediate Feedback on Password Changes

When entering a new password, users receive immediate feedback on compliance with password requirements. An Administrator receives the same feedback when entering a user password on the Access tab of an employee, partner, vendor, or customer record.

For more information about how users can change their passwords, see Change Password Link.


The Password Criteria table are shown on any page where a user changes a password. It ensures that the user can tell whether the proposed password meets the security rules enforced by the system.

Change Password page with immediate feedback on the right.

Related Topics

NetSuite Password Requirements
Password Settings That Can Be Modified

General Notices