Home Data Center GPO-based vs. fine-grained policies

GPO-based vs. fine-grained policies

0
GPO-based vs. fine-grained policies
0

Microsoft has two solutions for deploying the requirements for Active Directory domain users passwords. The requirements, referred to as the password policy, can be deployed through Group Policy Objects (GPOs) or through Active Directory objects called fine grained password policies (FGPPs). Both solutions have the same list of constraints, such as minimum password length and maximum password age, but the details around the implementation are radically different.

Deploying a password policy using a GPO is the seasoned solution, since it was introduced when Active Directory was released in 2000. By default, the password policy is configured in the Default Domain Policy, which is linked to the domain node. Figure 1 illustrates what the password policy has been for the past ten or more years.

Read the entire article here, GPO-based vs. fine-grained policies « ManageEngine Blogs

via the fine folks at ManageEngine

Categories:
ManageEngine ManageEngine delivers the real-time IT management tools that empower IT teams to meet organizational needs for real-time services and support. Worldwide, established and emerging enterprises - including more than 60 percent of the Fortune 500 - rely on ManageEngine products to ensure the optimal performance of their critical IT infrastructure, including networks, servers, applications, desktops and more. ManageEngine is a division of Zoho Corporation with offices worldwide, including the United States, India, Singapore, Japan and China.

Featured Resources:

Related Articles:

| LATEST FEATURED RESOURCES

White Papers

    Application Lifecycle Management with Stratusphere UX – White Paper

    Enterprises today are faced with many challenges, and among those at the top of the list is the struggle surrounding the design, deployment, management and operations that support desktop applications. The demand for applications is increasing at an exponential rate, and organizations are being forced to consider platforms beyond physical, virtual and cloud-based environments. Users […]

    Downloads

      Download Commvault VM Backup and Recovery: end-to-end VM backup, recovery and cloud management

      Commvault’s ability to provide end-to-end VM backup, recovery and cloud management creates a significantly better way to build, protect and optimize VMs throughout their lifecycle. Our best-in-class software for VM backup, recovery and cloud management delivers a number of significant benefits, including: VM recovery with live recovery options; backup to and in the cloud; custom-fit […]

      On-Demand Webinars

        What’s Going on in EUC Printing – A Technical Deep Dive!

        The IGEL Community and ThinPrint invite you to watch the following technical deep dive webinar. The agenda is to technically bring you up to speed on what’s going on in the EUC Printing space today along with a deep dive into new methods, technologies, printing scenarios and a discussion on why printing still matters. You […]

        Latest Videos

          Views All IT News on DABCC.com
          Views All IT Videos on DABCC.com
          Win big $$, visit ITBaller.com for more info!

          Visit Our Sponsors

          Close