Users unable to change domain password
Posted on 2012-08-28
After inheriting network administrator responsibilities, I have been trying to clean up the Group Policies on this domain. I think I did something to screw up our password policy. The Default Domain policy is set to minimum 6 characters and 0 days minimum and 90 days maximum. I found out today that something I did has made it so that users changing their passwords get "does not meet requirements" message, even though I know that they are within those requirements.
If I set their accounts to require a password change on the next login, they are able to set it without issue, but if they do a ctrl+alt+del, and choose change password it says the password does not meet the requirements, even though it does.
I have run gpresult, and the Default Domain policy is the "winning policy", so I am absolutely baffled at what might be causing this issue. Any thoughts?