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

Password Policy Sentinel
Registry key Description
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

Administration Tools
Registry key Description
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, read the Client Debugging page.

Specops Arbiter

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

Sentinel Service

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