Ramblings from another nerd on the grid
Before too long you'll be able to get your hands on another build of Windows Server 2008. In the meantime, sit back and enjoy a screencast fellow team member Chris Henley created on password policies. Head on over to:
I thought we are unable to link a password policy to at the OU level. In the demo what you did was filter it to the user within the OU you are mentioning.
The reason why the password failed when you tried 1234567 is because your default domain policies complexity was enabled and you did not match that.
So this is a bit misleading to some people watching this as they will now assume that they will be able to link this directly to an OU