Windows domain password policies

Wednesday, 9 January 2008, 1:11 AM EST

If you are an administrator of a Windows domain, you are all too aware of the constraints relating to password policies for domain user accounts. With the advent of Windows Server 2008, however, some of those limitations will vanish. Let's take a look at how the new OS resolves one issue: the inability to implement multiple password policies.

If you run any version of Windows domain today, you are limited to a single password policy per domain. In reality, it is not just the password policy that limits you, but rather the broader scope of settings that fall under the Account Policies.

At Microsoft.

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