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Create a Password Security Object (PSO)

Password Security Object

 

Creating a PSO

 

Create a Group to apply the PSO to.

 

ADSI Edit

Connect to Adatum.com

Go to System

Right Click 'Password Settings Container' > New > Object

Enter PSO Name as cn like 'PSO1'

 

msDS-PasswordSettingsPrecedence box, type 10. Click Next.

msDS-PasswordReversibleEncryptionEnabled box, type FALSE. Click Next.

msDS-PasswordHistoryLength box, type 6. Click Next.

msDS-PasswordComplexityEnabled box, type FALSE. Click Next.

msDS-MinimumPasswordLength box, type 6. Click Next.

msDS-MinimumPasswordAge box, type 1:00:00:00. Click Next.

msDS-MaximumPasswordAge box, type 20:00:00:00. Click Next.

msDS-LockoutThreshold box, type 2. Click Next.

msDS-LockoutObservationWindow box, type 0:00:15:00

msDS-LockoutDuration box, type 0:00:15:00. Click Next

 

Done - Now apply the Policy

 

Ensure advanced features is enabled in Active Directory users and computers.

 

Go to Adatum.com > system > password settings container > right click PSO1 > Properties

Attribute tab

Find: msDS-PSOAppliesto

Use the pop up to search AD for the group or OU you want to apply to.

Test SMTP Email with Telnet

In this example I'll email from test@outlook.com to rich@techshizz.com

 

First ID the SMTP server via it's MX record:

 

Nslookup -q=mx techshizz.com

 

From a Telnet client run:

 

Telnet mail.techshizz.com 25

 

At this point you should get a 220 response which means everything is OK up to this point.

 

Helo techshizz.com    <  just type the domain after helo - (not important)

 

Mail from: test@outlook.com

 

250 OK

 

Rcpt to: rich@techshizz.com

 

Data

This is a test - Ignore

.

    < Hit Enter then  <Period Key> then enter to submit.

 

250 OK

 

Quit