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Changing Server 2008 domain password policy

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Does changing the server 2008 domain password policy force staff to update passwords to comply with new policy?  In my case I would be making the minimum password length longer than what is currently required.  I'm guessing the new password requirement only starts when the current password expires.  thank you.
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You are correct, the new policy will only apply when the password expires or when the user changes it.
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Dependent on what you select within the GPO.

These complexity requirements are enforced upon password change or creation of new passwords. It is recommended that you enable this setting

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc875814.aspx
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Please select accept solution this will allow to select multiple solution closing the question is not the proper way
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This question has been classified as abandoned and is being closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See my comment at the end of the question for more details.
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