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Old 02-14-2013, 12:41 AM
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Default Re: X-Cart 4.5.5 released

Originally Posted by cflsystems
This password thing was an option in previous versions.... I too don't see the need to hard code it.

This is a part of security improvements introduced in 4.5.5.
"Weak" passwords are not suitable for admin/provider accounts now.

There is still an option to enable/disable such feature, but it only affects customer accounts.

p.s. Simply increasing a password length from 6 to 7 characters you increase password discovery time by about 100 times.
You can refer to the following page for more info:
Sincerely yours,
Vladimir Petrov
Senior X-Payments Developer