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User Account Settings - Password Expiration

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In Win2K I have figured out how to add users, assign their passwords, and assign them to groups. How do I set properties associated with their acounts? Such as password expiration? password never expires? etc.

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This is done in group policies.  Are you using a domain or are these standalone W2K machines?
In the domain go to Active Directory Users and Computers.  Right click on the domain and choose properties.  Then choose the Group Policy tab.  Select the default domain policy and choose edit.  Open Computer Configuration - Windows Settings - Security Settings - Account policies.  You'll find what you're looking for.
I forget where exactly to look on standalone systems, however I believe you'll find what you're looking for by right-clicking My Computer and selecting manage.  With standalson systems you can export a configuration then import it into all the standalone systems.  That way you don't need sit and manually configure every machine.

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Try this. Go to Control Panel > Adminastrative Tools > Computer Management > Local Users and Group > Users. Double Click on a user and then select the option of your choice.


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Still have not had a chance to test on my customer's site. Will be checking in the next week or so.

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Thanks for letting us know gtnovose it is appreciated. :>)

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