I made the following settings in a Windows 2008 Domain. Computer Configuration -> Policies -> Windows Settings - Settings> Security -> Account Policies. And the Set is:
Complexity requirements: Disabled However, do not act the changes. The user must never change a password. It comes a few days earlier, not the message that their password expires. Or I am just a reflection errors has been a while ago where I have defined a password policy.
Password History: 6 Passwords
Maximum Password Age: 32 days
Password length: 8 characters
Minimum Password Age: 31 days