Re: Can the password be changed before exceeding the age

From: Steven L Umbach (
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]" <> wrote in message
>> 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>