Monday, January 21, 2013 1:34 PM
Is there any way of creating a local user on a domain computer, with a password that doesn't follow the domain password complexity group policy ?
This is in a lab environment, but we don't want to change any GPO or AD structure.
Can the user be made through registry for example?
Thanks in advance.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 9:19 AMSolution: sign the computer out of the domain, then disable the local password policy. create the user. Sign the computer in the domain again.
- Marked As Answer by niklasrene Wednesday, January 23, 2013 9:19 AM
Thursday, January 24, 2013 4:05 AMModeratorThanks for sharing your experience and solution.
Friday, February 01, 2013 10:15 AM
Mind that in a lot of (semi) corporate, enterprise environments adding a computer to the domain is not as easy as described here. You need specific permissions to be able to do this, so I highly recommend to verify this before you start making any changes.
I would recommend the method described here:
(using secedit to export, edit and then again import policy settings). Works like a charm even though the policy is enforced in the domain.
- Edited by davidvl Friday, February 01, 2013 10:28 AM added secedit solution