Re: Can the password be changed before exceeding the age

From: Steven L Umbach (n9rou_at_nospam-comcast.net)
Date: 01/17/05


Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2005 13:00:10 -0600

I agree with Mike to set it to zero and enforce a password history. A user
should be able to change their password anytime they want, particularly if
they believe someone else may have obtained it somehow and not have to wait
for administrator intervention. --- Steve

"Miha Pihler [MVP]" <mihap-news@atlantis.si> wrote in message
news:ebTzK8J$EHA.1188@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
>> As a administrator, i can change the password in Active directory. If the
>> end
>> users want to change the password, they should be able to change.
>
> OK. If you need this you will have to change this part of policy:
>
> Min. password age - 30 days
>
> and instead of 30 days set it to 0 days and users will be able to change
> their passwords at any time.
>
> --
> Mike
> Microsoft MVP - Windows Security
>
> <snip>
>