Use the Passwords tab of the KMS Properties dialog
box to configure multiple password policies. By default, all KMS
operations require only one administrator password, but you can
configure certain tasks to require authorization from more than one
administrator. The number of required passwords can vary, depending
on the sensitivity of the task.
On the Start menu, point to
Programs, point to Microsoft Exchange, and then click
In the console tree, click Advanced Security.
In the details pane, right-click Key Manager, and then
In the Key Management Service Login dialog box, type
your password, and then click OK. The default password is
Note You will have to re-type
your password each time you try to perform a task or click a tab in
the Key Manager Properties dialog box.
In Key Management Properties, click the Passwords
In Add/delete administrators, edit multiple password
policies, click the up arrow, or type in the number of
administrators required to perform these two functions. The default
is 1 and the maximum is x-1, where x is the
total number of administrators.
Note Adding or removing KMS
administrators and determining the number of passwords required to
manage KMS can compromise the rest of the security functions. This
value should be higher than the rest of the options on the
If desired, type in new values for the number of administrators
required to perform each of the following tasks: