Password policy rule for 1 account in AD 2003

I am updating the password group policy in Active Directory 2003.  But I want 1 account (a shared account) to have a different policy, or rule disabling policy.  How can I do this?  I understand in AD 2008 this is possible using shadow groups, but we are using 2003 for a while longer.
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Mike KlineCommented:
You won't be able to do it in 2003 without a third party password tool.   The feature you are thinking of in 2008 is fine grained password policies.  Once you get there then you can set a different policy for a user or group.



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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Sorry, not possible.  Different password policies were simply not possible in 2003.  You can override a couple of things like expiration on the account properties, but otherwise, you MUST be running 2008 or later, if memory serves, as your domain functional level and possibly your forest functional level.
Brian PiercePhotographerCommented:
In short you can't. Only ONE password policy per domain is allowed.
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icecom4Author Commented:
@ Mike,
what is the tool you speak of?  Hopefully something simple and not an expensive full-blown suite.
icecom4Author Commented:
wonder if this tool called Hyena work for my purpose?
Mike KlineCommented:
It is generally not cheap, something like specops for example.
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