Would you like to learn how to use a GPO to configure the minimum password length? In this tutorial, we will show you how to configure the minimum size of a password on Windows.

• Windows 2012 R2
• Windows 2016
• Windows 2019
• Windows 10
• Windows 11

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Tutorial GPO - Configure the minimum password length

On the domain controller, open the group policy management tool.

Group policy management

Edit the default domain policy.

GPO - Default domain policy

On the group policy editor screen, expand the Computer configuration folder and locate the following item.

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Access the Password policy option.

GPO - Password policy

Access the option named Minimum password length.

Enter the minimum password size.

Group policy - Minimum password length

Enable the options named Password must meet complexity requirements.

GPO - Password complexity requirements

To save the group policy configuration, you need to close the Group Policy editor.

Congratulations! You configured the minimum password size using a GPO.