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Is there a way in WHM to increase the security on password strengths?

To change the password strength requirements of cPanel, you must have root WHM (which comes with a VPS or Linux Dedicated server).

  1. Log in to WHM and search for Security Center at the search function on the left-hand side.

    WHM Security Center

  2. Click the Password Strength Configuration option.

    Password Strength Configuration

  3. This page has checkboxes for which rules to use and a slider to set the strength requirement.

    Password Strength Configuration Page

The values are 0 to 100, 100 being the strongest. These values will inherit from the default values if they are not specified. The recommended strength level for password creation is 60, which is the median.
 

Note: It is not recommended to lower the strength requirement for created passwords. Doing so generates a greater chance of account compromise, unauthorized access, and total lockout from your server.