Enable password complexity and lockout policies in Administrative Center

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Enabling password complexity and lockout policies can be a daunting task if you haven’t done this before. In reality it is really quick and simple to achieve with minimal clicks.

  • Open Server Manager
  • Click Tools
  • Click Active Directory Administrative Center
  • Expand your domain on the left, open System, Password Settings Container
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  • Click New
  • Click Password Settings
  • Enter the required password complexity settings required and the groups you would like the setting to apply to

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