You are currently offline, waiting for your internet to reconnect

Strong Password Requirements for Microsoft Windows Server 2003

This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
Windows 2003 Strong Password requirements
  • Must not contain all or part of the user's account name
  • Must be at lease seven characters in length
  • Must contain characters from three of the following four categories:
  • English Uppercase characters (A through Z)
  • English lowercase characters (a through z)
  • Base 10 digits (0 through 9)
  • Non Alphabetic characters ( for example,!$#%)
An administrator can change these password requirements. Requiremenents are not enforced on stand-alone servers for local accounts but are still recommended practices.

Article ID: 966715 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 17:07:58 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft Business Solutions for Analytics–FRx 6.7 Desktop, FRx Financial Reporter 6.5

  • kbnosurvey kbarchive KB966715