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Quickly Disable Active Directory Password Policies in Lab

Published 11/07/2015 - 0 Comments

Just discovered there is a simple PowerShell Cmdlet for this, saves having to dig into Group Policy

$Domain = “”

Set-ADDefaultDomainPasswordPolicy –Identity $Domain -PasswordHistoryCount 0 –MinPasswordLength 0 -MinPasswordAge 0 -MaxPasswordAge 0 -LockoutObservationWindow 0 -LockoutThreshold 0 -ComplexityEnabled $False

Tom Arbuthnot

Tom Arbuthnot

Principal Solutions Architect at Modality Systems
Tom Arbuthnot is Principal Solutions Architect at Unified Communications specialist Modality Systems. He is a Microsoft Certified Master and MVP, blogger, has a regular podcast with UCToday at and is a regular speaker at events including Microsoft TechEd and Ignite. He co-runs The Microsoft UC User Group London.

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