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AD password complexity customization

Posted on 2013-10-23
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hello,

Is it possible to customize the password complexity and enforce rules such as:
- prevent 3 or more repeating keys such as "aaa" or "@@@"
- prevent dictionary words
- prevent keyboard sequence keys such as: qwerty

our domain functional level is 2003.

If it's not natively possible, are there any 3rd party tools that can achieve that?

Thanks.
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Native AD complexity rules cannot do this. You have to use a third party add on like the ones below. I have used the second one and it does what you are looking for.

http://www.tools4ever.com/software/password-complexity-manager/
http://www.specopssoft.com/products/specops-password-policy

Thanks.
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Thanks a bunch.
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