Adjust the minimum password length Monitor

  • ID:  Microsoft.Windows.Server.Essentials.PasswordLengthConflict
  • Description:  Adjust the minimum password length
  • Target:  Windows Server Essentials
  • Enabled:  Yes

Operational States

Name State Description
FirstEventRaised Error  
SecondEventRaised Success  

Alert Details

Monitor State Message Priority Severity Auto Resolution
FirstEventRaised (Error) Adjust the minimum password length Medium Critical Yes

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Summary

This monitor detects the following critical alert on the server that is monitored: Adjust the minimum password length

Causes

The server that is monitored raised an critical alert.

Resolutions

To resolve this issue, you must manually set the minimum password length to be no more than 16 characters.

1. From the server, open Group Policy Management.

2. In Group Policy Management, expand Domains, and then expand your domain.

3. Right click Default Domain Policy, and then click Edit.

4. In Group Policy Management Editor, expand Computer Configuration, expand Policies, expand Windows Settings, expand Security Settings, expand Account Policies, and then click Password Policy.

5. Double click Minimum password length, and then change the minimum length to be at least 8 characters, but no more than 16 characters.

6. Click OK to save your changes, and then close all dialog boxes.

External References
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See Also for Windows Server Essentials Management Pack


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