Dynamics 365 Business Central: Strong Password Generator (Random text)

Today I would like to share a mini tip of Business Central, how to generate a strong password with Business Central.

First, what is a strong password? It is long unique password, contains uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters.

Source : Dynamics 365 Lab
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Powershell Random Password Generator

If you want to ensure the security of your accounts, an option is to use randomly generated passwords for each account together with a password manager tool (for example I use lastpass). In this way you will need to remember only one password (for the password manager account) and you can use very strong random passwords, that you don’t have to remember, for the rest of accounts.

Bron : Andrei Lungu
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Lots of new goodies hidden inside NAV 2018

I needed to hash some passwords in NAV. I turned to my blog (via a trip to Google) and found my old article on the subject, great!

That was a good solution for NAV2016 and NAV2017, but with the War-On-DotNet, I didn’t want to add more DotNet usage to NAV2018. So I remembered the Cal-Open-Library where codeunit 1266 has received a lot of attention from different people, and I was right, codeunit 1266 has the same functionality already available:

Bron : Hougaard.com
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Design Pattern: Passwords and sensitive data

By Bogdana Botez at Microsoft Development Center Copenhagen This pattern is supported starting from Microsoft Dynamics NAV version 2016. Abstract Protect data like passwords, social security numbers, credit card numbers etc by encrypting it and by placing it in a single table with restricted access.

Bron : Dynamics NAV Team Blog
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