Create a Local Administrator User from Command Prompt

To create a new local administrator user on a Windows machine, you must be logged in as an admin user, or have remote access using something similar to PSExec running under an administrative account.   Click Start and in the Start Search, type CMD. Right Click on CMD and choose Run as Administrator. In the Command Prompt window, type net […]

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Changing Password Complexity Requirements in Windows Server 2012 Domains

When configuring your Active Directory Domain, you may decide you want a different set of complexity requirements than the defaults provided in Windows Server 2012 Domain Services. In this article, I will explain how to change the default complexity requirements for all users. 1. Log into an Active Directory Domain Controller using Domain Administrator Credentials […]

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