OTCnet Release 188.8.131.52 Overview
The U.S. Treasury Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service) Over the Counter Division (OTCD) is updating the Over-the-Counter Channel Application (OTCnet) to Release 184.108.40.206 in January 2023, which introduces the following updates:
- Implement New Password Rules to the OTCnet Offline Application, OTCnet Offline Profiles, and OLB Profiles: OTCnet Offline and OLB profiles need to adhere to new password rules. The new rules only apply to newly created passwords. Existing passwords do not need to be changed or reset.
- Passwords need to be a minimum of 12 characters and must not exceed 64 characters.
- Passwords may not include more than two consecutive repeating characters.
- Users no longer need to include at least one of each character type in their passwords:
New Password Rules
|Lowercase Letters||a b c x y z|
|Uppercase Letters||A B C X Y Z|
|Numbers||1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0|
|Special Characters||@ # ? % &|