Cannot update Local Security Policy

This short article shows you one of the possibilities why you cannot update your Local Security Policy settings and how can you update that.

You can see from right side of the screen below the Keep password history for is grey out.

This could be because your server is in a Domain than Workgroup.

Start Group Policy Management go to the Domain. Look for your server name. Finally get down Default Domain Policy, right click and choose Edit.

This is where you can set your Local Security Policy in a Domain Server.


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Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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