How to Change MySQL Password Policy Level

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While changing the password, I got the error: ERROR 1819 (HY000): Your password does not satisfy the current policy requirements

mysql> SHOW VARIABLES LIKE 'validate_password%';

+--------------------------------------+--------+
| Variable_name                        | Value  |
+--------------------------------------+--------+
| validate_password_check_user_name    | OFF    |
| validate_password_dictionary_file    |        |
| validate_password_length             | 8      |
| validate_password_mixed_case_count   | 1      |
| validate_password_number_count       | 1      |
| validate_password_policy             | MEDIUM |
| validate_password_special_char_count | 1      |
+--------------------------------------+--------+
7 rows in set (0.06 sec)

The default level is MEDIUM, we can change it to LOW by using the below query. The LOW level required only password’s length to min 8 characters.

mysql> SET GLOBAL validate_password_policy=LOW;

Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.02 sec)

To make this setting permanent edit MySQL configuration (my.cnf) file and add below settings.

[mysqld]
validate_password_policy=LOW