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How do I change  max password length on server for  local User

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I have a Windows 2008 R2 server this server is in a domain but I am trying to change the requirement to in the local GPO for max password length I am logged in as the administrator but when I go change the password length it is grayed out, how can I change this?
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If it's on a domain, it follows the password rules from the domain, even for the local admin password.
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Domain rules, every time, you will have to do it on the domain server
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