Microsoft Identity and Access Management Series

This series of papers provides numerous identity and access management concepts, techniques, and solutions. It has been updated to describe several password management approaches including password policies, as well as enabling password reset, password change, and password synchronization to multiple authentication stores using Microsoft® Identity Integration Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (MIIS 2003). The paper also provides detailed implementation guidance for intranet and extranet password management - see: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/topics/identitymanagement/idmanage/default.mspx

UPDATED to add Password Management:  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/topics/identitymanagement/idmanage/p2pass.mspx