Maximum configurable password age

This policy sets maximum password age that can by configured via GPO.
If you enable and configure this policy, password age configured in 'Password Settings' policy cannot exceed this value. If it exceeds this value, managed client will use default password age value instead.

If you disable of do not configure this policy, maximum configurable password age is 1 year (8760 hours).


Supported on: At least Windows Vista
Max allowed password age (hours)

Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft Services\AdmPwd
Value NameMaxPasswordAge
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value8760
Min Value1
Max Value

admpwd.e.admx