4.0 Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Password Policy Support

In previous releases of eDirectory, users could use either the default Microsoft complexity policy or the legacy Novell syntax. However, NetIQ eDirectory 8.8 SP8 supports the use of password policies that conform to the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 password policy complexity requirements, which differ from the requirements in the previous Microsoft complexity policy. You can use iManager to create a policy using the new Microsoft Server 2008 Password Policy syntax option and configure that policy as necessary for your environment.

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