Domain member: Maximum machine account password age

This security setting determines how often a domain member will attempt to change its computer account password.

Important

This setting applies to Windows 2000 computers, but it is not available through the Security Configuration Manager tools on these computers.

Policy path: 

Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Local Policies\Security Options

Comments: 

Important: This setting applies to Windows 2000 computers, but it is not available through the Security Configuration Manager tools on these computers.

Default: 

30 days.

Supported on: 

At least Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2003

Registry settings: 

MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Netlogon\Parameters\MaximumPasswordAge

Reboot required: 

No