Password Changing Problem

Posted on 2011-04-26
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I've recently set up a new domain using 2008 R2 SP1 and as such, when I created all the users, I used a default password for all of them.

After a week of testing, I was ready for the users to set their own password, so I updated group policy to reflect my wish to turn complex passwords on etc then from within AD I forced all users to change password at next logon.

I now have a number of users who cannot change their password, no matter what they use (they meet the requirements) the passwords are rejected and cannot be changed.
I have now removed all requirements for passwords from within Group Policy, forced a GP update but still the users cannot set a password.

Setting a PW from within AD works fine - this is just from the workstations.

I'm out of ideas... anyone seen this before?
Question by:dangermouse1977

    Author Comment

    Weirdly it's not all users, and it also affects new users that have been created since the complexity requirements were disabled....

    Accepted Solution

    solved it by setting the minimum password valid time to 0

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