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Fine Grained Password Policies

Overview#

Fine Grained Password Policies (FGPP or PSO) are Password Policy implementation within Microsoft Active Directory Windows Server 2012

Fine Grained Password Policies are implemented by adding MsDS-PasswordSettings values to be added to a Group Policy Object

Fine Grained Password Policies can only be applied to users, or Global Group that are Security Groups, NOT OU's. Fine Grained Password Policies takes precedence over the Windows Default Password Policy.

Fine Grained Password Policies was first available with Windows Server 2008 and has been enhanced since then.

Fine Grained Password Policies is implemented within a MsDS-PasswordSettings ObjectClass Type

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