Troubleshooting | Registry settings

Below you will find a list of the registry settings used by the components of Specops Password Policy. The settings can be changed using the Registry Editor.

Password Policy Sentinel

Registry keyDescription
HKLM\Software\Specopssoft\Specops
Password Policy\Filter\

Debug
Enables debug logging for the sentinel component.
[DWORD] Debug = 1
The default log path is:
%WINDIR%\Debug\SPP3FLT [LSASS].log

Administration Tools

Registry keyDescription
HKLM\Software\Specopssoft\Specops
Password Policy\Administration\

Debug
Enables debug logging for the GPMC snap-in and the Domain Administration tool.
[DWORD] Debug = 1
The default log paths are:
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\SpecopsSoft\
SpecopsPasswordPolicy2GpmcSnapIn.log

%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\SpecopsSoft\
SpecopsPasswordPolicyDomainAdministration.log

Password Client

For Client debug information, see: https://specopssoft.com/support-docs/client-debugging/

Specops Arbiter

Registry keyDescription
HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Specopssoft\Specops Password Policy\Blacklist\Arbiter\LoggingEnables debug logging for the Arbiter component.
[DWORD] Debug = 1
The default log path is: C:\Temp\SpecopsLogFiles

Sentinel Service

Registry keyDescription
HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Specopssoft\Specops Password Policy\Blacklist\Server\LoggingEnables debug logging for the Sentinel Service
[DWORD] Debug = 1
The default log path is: C:\Temp\SpecopsLogFiles