Group Policy Account Policies Settings not enforced
Posted on 2010-09-22
I have a Password Policy GPO I have been trying to apply to certain OUs in a domain that was upgraded from a Small Business Server domain a few years ago. I have created the policy, but none of the policies in the Computer\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Account Policies are showing as being set in the GPMC. I can edit the policy and see my requirements (8 char, 45 days max, enforce history, etc....) but after the editor is closed, if I view the policy, it simply says that nothing has been configured under the Computer Configuration.
If I alter the policy to include other settings, such as the group policy refresh rate or some user settings, these will show up in the Settings tab of the GPMC. I double checked to see that another policy would not override these settings, specificially the default domain policy (nothing defined for these settings there), and it looks good.