Password Policy Manager (PPM)


1. You receive »This domain is not hosted on Windows 2008, which is required for this program to work« error when you run.

This tool is designed to work in domain environemnt only.


  • Make sure that you are running the tool on domain joined computer
  • Makre sure that computer you are running the tool on can contact domain controller

2. You receive »Current security context is not associated with an Active Directory domain or forest« error when you run Password Policy Manager.

To solve this problem, make sure that you are running Windows 2008 domain in native mode! Password Settings Objects (PSO) are only supported in Windows Server 2008 functional level.

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