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Interactive logon: Prompt user to change password before expiration

Updated: June 29, 2009

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Interactive logon: Prompt user to change password before expiration

Description

Determines how far in advance (in days) users are warned that their password is about to expire. With this advance warning, the user has time to construct a password that is sufficiently strong.

Default: 14 days.

Configuring this security setting

You can configure this security setting by opening the appropriate policy and expanding the console tree as such: Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\Security Options\

For specific instructions about how to configure security policy settings, see Edit security settings on a Group Policy object.

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