Password duration problem of operating system

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While setting up the administrative access control of my operating system, I have found minimum password age as 1 day, but I need to alter passwords twice or thrice a day. Need proper suggestion from any expert to make such change on administrative level




Policy setting

Enforced password history

24 password remembered

Maximum password age

60 days

Minimum password age

1 days

Minimum password length

7 characters

Password must meet complexity requirements


Store password using reversible encryption


Thank you

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Answered By 0 points N/A #123194

Password duration problem of operating system


If you have not already , you must enable password expiration for each user account that you want to have their password expire after the maximum password age.

Step 1. Open the Local Security Policy editor.

Step 2.  In the Left pane, expand Account Policies, and click Password Policy.

Step 3. In the right pane, double click on Maximum password age.(see screenshot above.)

Step 4. Enter how many days between 0 to 999 that you want passwords can be used before the system requires the user to change it, then click on Ok.(see the screenshot below)

Step 5. Finished.

Answered By 0 points N/A #123196

Password duration problem of operating system


Hello Paul.

Yours is a strange request. Why would you want to change Windows password 2 or 3 times a day? 

To me, it seems impractical and, quite honestly, if I were the user constantly being reminded to change my password, I'd be frustrated and pissed off. 

I think that is probably the reason why the minimum password lifetime was intentionally designed to have 1 day as minimum. 

You will also have to consider what happens to network shares and the current session of the user once his password expires in the middle of an important job.

Good luck on your quest to find the answers to a very challenging idea.


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