Solved

Simplest way to change Windows Server 2008 R2 password complexity requirements?

Posted on 2010-08-26
4
2,182 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
What's the simplest way to change Windows Server 2008 R2 password complexity requirements for domain users? This is for a domain controller with Active Directory. Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:canalicomputers
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 24

Expert Comment

by:Mike Thomas
ID: 33531600
Under the password setting in the default domain policy.
0
 
LVL 24

Accepted Solution

by:
Mike Thomas earned 250 total points
ID: 33531619
This article is for 2003 but is the same for 2008

http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=354
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:Geek_Nabil
ID: 33531755
1.run gpmc.msc (Group Policy Management)
 2.Expand  Domain
  3.<Group Policy Objects> and select <Default Domain Policy>
 4.Expand:
 5.<Computer Configurations> <Policies> <Windows  Settings> <Security Settings>  <Account Policies>  <Password Policy>
6.run GPUPDATE /force on all domain controllers
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:canalicomputers
ID: 33531859
Thanks!
0

Featured Post

Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This script can help you clean up your user profile database by comparing profiles to Active Directory users in a particular OU, and removing the profiles that don't match.
Always backup Domain, SYSVOL etc.using processes according to Microsoft Best Practices. This is meant as a disaster recovery process for small environments that did not implement backup processes and did not run a secondary domain controller that ne…
This tutorial will give a an overview on how to deploy remote agents in Backup Exec 2012 to new servers. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, are global settings for the application such as connecting to a remote Back…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to join and promote the first Windows Server 2012 domain controller into an Active Directory environment running on Windows Server 2008. Determine the location of the FSMO roles by lo…

696 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question