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Microsoft removes 16-character password limit in Azure AD

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Microsoft finally removed the 16-character password limit for user accounts in Azure AD and Office 365! You’re now able to set a password up to 256 characters, based on customer feedback.

The only way to bypass the 16-character password limit was by using password synchronization, which leverages your on-premises Active Directory password policy. Until now 🙂

Azure AD password character limit
Azure AD password character limit

Official announcement:
https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Azure-Active-Directory-Identity/Removal-of-the-16-character-limit-for-passwords-in-Azure-AD/ba-p/565275

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