group policy password requirements

Hi guys,

I have a brand new Domain Controller set up and configured. I didn't modify the local security policies before I created the domain. However, I believe I have modified the default domain policy, and also the default domain controller policy to disable the password complexity.

However, when I create a user in AD, i get the annoying message that the password complexity, etc is still enabled.

What am I missing?
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a1rh0pperConnect With a Mentor Commented:
To turn password complexity off in Windows 2008 Server follow these steps:

run gpmc.msc (Group Policy Management)

Expand your Domain

Go to <Group Policy Objects> and select <Default Domain Policy>

<Computer Configurations> <Policies> <Windows Settings> <Security Settings> <Account Policies> <Password Policy>

Disable Password Complexity.
Are you using group Policy Management Console? That tool is very beneficial to see all of the group Policies taht may be applied and what each setting is at a glance so you can quickly troubleshoot those types of issues.

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