- Plesk for Windows
Unable to create a subscription via API:
<errtext>System user setting was failed. Error: The password should be 4 - 255 characters long and should not contain the username.
Do not use quotes, spaces, and national alphabetic characters in the password.</errtext>
Password in the API request is more than 4 characters:
Tools & Settings > Security Policy is set to Very Weak:
Local Security Policy > Account Policies > Password Policies > Minimum Password Length on Windows is configured to 14 characters:
- #PPPM-10846 "Improved an error message shown when a password sent to Plesk via an XML-RPC request does not meet the the OS password security policy (“Local Security Policy”)."
- Plesk Obsidian 25 September 2019 (fixed as PPP-43600, Windows)
If update is not possible for some reason you may try the following
Use/generate a password longer than 14 characters in the API call;
- Connect to the server via RDP.
- Go to Local Security Policy > Account Policies > Password Policies > Minimum Password Length on Windows and change it to the required length (e.g 4).