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Extends Django password validation options to include minimum uppercase, lowercase, numerical, and special characters.

Project description

django-advanced_password_validation

Extends Django password validation options to include minimum uppercase, minimum lowercase, minimum numerical, and minimum special characters. This was created in an attempt to keep up with industry standards for strong user passwords.

This package works for both python 3.x and 2.x versions.

NOTE: As of January 01, 2020 python 2.x has been deprecated and will no longer receive continued support. See Python 2.x EOL for more details.

Prerequisites

Requires Django 1.11 or later. You can install the latest version of Django via pip:

$ pip install django

Alternatively, you can install a specific version of Django via pip:

$ pip install django=2.2

NOTE: See the django-project documentation for information on non-deprecated Django versions.

Installation

Normal installation

Install django-advanced_password_validation via pip:

$ pip install django-advanced_password_validation

Development installation

$ git clone https://github.com/ezrajrice/django-advanced_password_validation.git
$ cd django-advanced_password_validation
$ pip install --editable .

Usage

The four optional validators must be configured in the settings.py file of your django project.

/my-cool-project/settings.py

INSTALLED_APPS = [
    ...
    'django-advanced_password_validation',
    ...
]

AUTH_PASSWORD_VALIDATORS = [
    ...
    {
        'NAME': 'django-advanced_password_validation.advanced_password_validation.ContainsDigitsValidator',
        'OPTIONS': {
            'min_digits': 1
        }
    },
    {
        'NAME': 'django-advanced_password_validation.advanced_password_validation.ContainsUppercaseValidator',
        'OPTIONS': {
            'min_uppercase': 1
        }
    },
    {
        'NAME': 'django-advanced_password_validation.advanced_password_validation.ContainsLowercaseValidator',
        'OPTIONS': {
            'min_lowercase': 1
        }
    },
    {
        'NAME': 'django-advanced_password_validation.advanced_password_validation.ContainsSpecialCharactersValidator',
        'OPTIONS': {
            'min_characters': 1
        }
    },
    ...
]

Options

Here is a list of the available options with their default values.

Validator Option Default
ContainsDigitsValidator min_digits 1
ContainsUppercaseValidator min_uppercase 1
ContainsLowercaseValidator min_lowercase 1
ContainsSpecialCharactersValidator min_characters 1

Authors

License

This project is licensed under the MIT License - see the LICENSE.md file for details.

Acknowledgments

VERSION HISTORY

VERSION 1.0.4 - 2020-03-25

Added

  • N/A

Removed

  • Unused import gettext has been removed.

Edited

  • ContainsNumeralsValidator has been modified to ContainsDigitsValidator to be a more intuitive naming convention (i.e. 15 is one numeral, but two digits)
    • Option min_numerals has been changed to min_digits

Bug Fix

  • ContainsSpecialValidator was only checking for one (1) special character instead of the minimum parameter.

VERSION 1.0.3 - 2020-03-20

Added

  • ContainsNumeralsValidator
  • ContainsUppercaseValidator
  • ContainsLowercaseValidator
  • ContainsSpecialCharactersValidator

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