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Consider the following scenario.
This problem occurs because the computer cannot retrieve the password requirements in an anonymous session.
After a user's password expires, the computer can use computer information to create sessions only with the domain controller that hosts the user. In this case, Kerberos authentication fails if the target domain is not in the list of Domain Name System (DNS) suffixes to search. Therefore, the computer uses an anonymous session. In an anonymous session, the computer cannot retrieve the password requirements when the password change fails.
This update has been superseded by a newer update. For more information about the newer update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931310/ )You receive a warning message that does not correctly describe the password requirements when you set a new password that does not meet the requirements in Windows Server 2003
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about the terms that are used to describe software updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 925240 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 4.0