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How do I set password policy to EXCLUDE vowels?

These are the new password requirements passed down from management:

 1) Passwords must be changed every 60 days
 2) The last five passwords used cannot be the same
 3) Passwords must be a minimum of 6 characters
 4) Passwords must contain at least 2 numeric characters
 5) Passwords must not contain any vowels (a,e,i,o,u)

I think by defualt, I can enable the first 3. The last two however, simply have me stumped! Please help and explain to me how to accomplish these requirements. Thanks in advance!
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Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
Hi thinsley,

Default passfilt.dll does not support last two, passfilt.dll can be modified but this is not recommended.
Maybe 3rd party utulity can help you with setting more complex password policies: http://nfrontsecurity.com/products/nfront-password-filter/


Check out http://www.devx.com/security/Article/21522/0/page/2 for creating your own passfilt.dll

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