By the end of this chapter, you should have a good understanding of password policies and how they integrate with the underlying operating system. We’ll cover not only how to set password policies in SQL server but also why. You’ll see by example how to create and administer password policies.
You’ll also gain an understanding of how group policy works in Microsoft Windows, and the impact of changes you make to group policy on the underlying operating system.
Password Policies in SQL Server 2005
Password policies are a new feature in SQL Server 2005. So what are password ...