Who in their right mind will type in a 64 character password?

> On Aug 8, 2017, at 12:41 PM, Mike Hammett <wispaubntus...@ics-il.net> wrote:
> 
> Okay, so two years.
> 
> BTW: The max of 63 is too low as well. Given that it's a hash, the size of 
> the input should be irrelevant as only the hash is being stored anyway. I 
> believe Unimus has tested with 500 character passwords, though it's not 
> necessarily a limit.
> 
> 
> 
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> Mike Hammett
> Intelligent Computing Solutions
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> The Brothers WISP
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> From: "James Craig via Ubnt_users" <ubnt_users@wispa.org>
> To: "Ubiquiti Users Group" <ubnt_users@wispa.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 11:38:06 AM
> Subject: Re: [Ubnt_users] Ubiquiti out of step password rules
> 
> Hey Guys,
> 
> We increased the max password length in 5.6.1 when the password hashing 
> algorithm was changed.  Current max length should be 63 characters.
> 
> 
> 
>> On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 12:32 PM, Josh Luthman <j...@imaginenetworksllc.com> 
>> wrote:
>> It was up to 8 back in 3.5 days with the original Nano station
>> 
>> Josh Luthman
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>>> On Aug 8, 2017 12:31 PM, "Mike Hammett" <wispaubntus...@ics-il.net> wrote:
>>> No, hasn't been for maybe a year? That's still at least six years too long.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
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>>> Mike Hammett
>>> Intelligent Computing Solutions
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>>> Midwest Internet Exchange
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>>> The Brothers WISP
>>> 
>>> From: "Josh Luthman" <j...@imaginenetworksllc.com>
>>> To: "Ubiquiti Users Group" <ubnt_users@wispa.org>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 11:27:49 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [Ubnt_users] Ubiquiti out of step password rules
>>> 
>>> It's still only 8???
>>> 
>>> Josh Luthman
>>> Office: 937-552-2340
>>> Direct: 937-552-2343
>>> 1100 Wayne St
>>> Suite 1337
>>> Troy, OH 45373
>>> 
>>>> On Aug 8, 2017 12:03 PM, "Mike Hammett" <wispaubntus...@ics-il.net> wrote:
>>>> I wouldn't roll it back if I were them.
>>>> 
>>>> Though I also would have lifted the eight character max long ago.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> -----
>>>> Mike Hammett
>>>> Intelligent Computing Solutions
>>>> 
>>>> Midwest Internet Exchange
>>>> 
>>>> The Brothers WISP
>>>> 
>>>> From: "Mimbres Communications" <mim...@sw-ei.com>
>>>> To: "Ubiquiti Users Group" <ubnt_users@wispa.org>
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 10:01:00 AM
>>>> Subject: Re: [Ubnt_users] Ubiquiti out of step password rules
>>>> 
>>>> They got a huge amount of pushback on that and will be making changes 
>>>> https://community.ubnt.com/t5/airMAX-AC/8-3-admin-password-requirements/m-p/1991884#M23145
>>>> 
>>>>> On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 8:32 AM, Roy <r.engehau...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> I recently updated software on one of my units and found the Ubiquiti
>>>>> changed the password rules.  They now require Upper/lower case letters,
>>>>> numbers, and the wonderful special characters.
>>>>> 
>>>>> The NIST has finally admitted their mistake in recommending those
>>>>> password rules
>>>>> 
>>>>> "The Man Who Wrote Those Password Rules Has a New Tip: N3v$r M1^d!"
>>>>> 
>>>>> https://www.wsj.com/article_email/the-man-who-wrote-those-password-rules-has-a-new-tip-n3v-r-m1-d-1502124118-lMyQjAxMTA3ODA5ODIwMDg3Wj/
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