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

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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.
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Under the password setting in the default domain policy.
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This article is for 2003 but is the same for 2008

http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=354
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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
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Thanks!
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