Let’s walk through how to use the RegularExpression attribute in a ASP.NET Core View Model to validate a complex password requirement during registration, in which users must use 3 of 4 different types of characters.
I’m using Auth0 and have configured passwords in the systems to have the following requirements. I want to ensure my front end is enforcing these requirements.
In my ASP.NET Core project, which has jQuery validation, I was able to use the [RegularExpression] attribute in my view model. I could then add the regular expression and error message.
There is no simple, elegant regex to solve the above. What I have is long because it effectively checks for each of the possible scenarios.
Here’s the code and a screenshot showing it in action.
[caption id="attachment_4046” align="aligncenter” width="469”] Example of the password validation in action[/caption]