Generate Password Action-Setting Properties

The Generate Password action generates a random string using any possible printable character between the specified minimum and maximum sizes. This string conforms to the defacto standard for strong passwords.

 

To set properties of the Generate Password action:

  1. From the Task Builder Available Actions pane, expand the Security folder and double-click the Create Password action or drag the action into the Steps pane.

  2. In the General tab properties of this action, enter the minimum length of characters that the generated password should contain under the Min length parameter.

  3. Enter the maximum length of characters that the generated password should contain under the Max length parameter.

  4. Under the parameter labeled Populate variable with password, select a pre-existing variable that you wish to save the password information to.

  5. To set the Description tab properties, refer to Description Tab Options.

  6. To set the Error Causes and On Error tab properties, refer to Step Error Handling.

  7. When finished, click OK to save settings and close the properties dialog window.

 

See Also

About Actions

Adding Task Steps

Generate Password Action