Password policy management feature slipped into Longhorn

Thursday, 17 May 2007, 12:00 AM EST

Microsoft has quietly added a password management feature to Longhorn Server that will let administrators assign password policies based on users and groups regardless of what domain they reside in.

The feature, called Fine Grained Password Policy Control, was slipped into Longhorn Beta 3, which shipped in April, the company said at its annual WinHEC conference. At the conference, Bill Gates also announced that Longhorn would officially be dubbed Windows Server 2008 when it ships later this year.

At Computerworld.

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