Password Policy Windows 2003

Is there anyway to set up a different password policy for the domain admin users accounts. As far as I know there's only a unique password policy for the domain. Basically I need to force the domain admin accounts to renew /change the password more periodic than the rest of the other domain accounts.

Any suggestion?

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Toni UranjekConnect With a Mentor Consultant/TrainerCommented:

This possible only with thid party tools, here is another one:


You can create a group policy for that group then change the password policy for that new GPO you created.
Matthew MillersCommented:
Ryan, are you sure you can do this? As far as I am aware, you can only have a single GPO with account policies which has precedence, this is defined at the domain.

Windows 2008 will allow more granular account policies.
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llaravaAuthor Commented:

You are right. This is hole point for  the question as I said in my question "As far as I know there's only a unique password policy for the domain".

Any ideas??
My bad I was reading about 2008 all day.  Correct 2003 only supports policies at the domain level.
There are add ins though (3rd party) that will allow you to 'diversify'
Matthew MillersCommented:
You will need a third party password filter, the one that Ryan detailed is quite good.
Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
I would rather see that you don't accept my answer at all than to give me C for perfectly good answer.
Matthew MillersCommented:
Yeah thats a bit rough. I dont really get peoples gradings sometimes!
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