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Windows Server code name VAIL Password Expiration Date Change – Video Edition


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Have you been annoyed by the 42 day password change prompt in Windows Server code name Vail? I changed the default setting on my Windows Server Vail and made a short video of the process.

Remote Access Web Site

The good news is that this password issue will not be in the RTM. Sweet!

Microsoft Connect

The change is quick and easy!

Local Security Policy


More information on the Vail Security Policy.

Local Security Policy


Let’s see the video!

Windows Server code name Vail Password Expiration Date Change


Do not have Windows Server code name Vail?

Get the Windows Home Server code name “Vail” Public Preview at:

Microsoft Connect

Want to view a video of the software installation of Vail?

What’s New with Windows Server code name Vail beta

Windows Home Server Code Name “Vail” is the version 2 release of Windows Home Server and is based on Windows Server® 2008 R2.

Remote Access
Connecting to your Media
Computers and Backup
Drive Extender Enhancements
Dashboard and Launchpad


Check back with us for future videos on all of the great features of Windows Server code name Vail!

Have a fun time with Vail and make Windows Home Server a part of your life.

Timothy Daleo

Timothy Daleo
Timothy Daleo is a Project Resource Analyst and Oracle Applications Trainer in Pasadena, California. In addition to financial analysis, Tim has been developing training materials since 2003 and supporting direct projects through various auxiliary databases since 2005.


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