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What is the best way to set a Windows 2008 Domain User's Password to expire every 30 days?

We would like to implement a password expiration policy on our Windows 2008 domain for a user's account password to expire every 30 days. What is the best way to implement this policy so that the user receives a message before expiration?

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PowerEdgeTechIT ConsultantCommented:
In your Group Policy for the domain - or the OU that holds the computers in question

Computer Configuration/Windows Settings/Security Settings/Account Policies/Password Policy/Maximum Password Age set to 30 (Complexity Requirements must be Enabled for this to take effect).

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Poly11Author Commented:
I want to be able to do this in the for a specific Group Policy object. When I right-click on the policy within Policy Management and click Edit, the Group Policy Management Editor opens, however the path you mentioned above does not exist. Attached is a screen capture of what I have.

I want this to take affect for all users associated with this Group Policy. We will have other users in different group policy groups that will have separate requirements, etc...

Thanks. Group Policy Listing
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PowerEdgeTechIT ConsultantCommented:
Try opening Security Settings under Computer Configuration:

Computer Configuration/Windows Settings/Security Settings/Account Policies/Password Policy/Maximum Password Age
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Poly11Author Commented:
I'm a little slow today LOL :-). Thanks for your quick response and Happy New Year! Your suggestion has been put in place and works with our test account.
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PowerEdgeTechIT ConsultantCommented:
No problem ... take care, and Happy New Year!
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