how to set user passowrd never expires property using net user command

Posted on 2003-03-19
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Last Modified: 2013-12-28
net user myname /expires:never seems not working.  It does not set the checkbox on password never expires property.
Question by:lingb
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pbarrette earned 100 total points
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Hi LingB,

The "/EXPIRES:" option doesn't specify when the password expires, instead it specifies when the account itself will expire.


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ProgSysAdmin earned 100 total points
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If you want to set all of the user accounts to password never expires then you could use:

net accounts /maxpwage:unlimited

I don't see a way to do it for individual users.

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ShadowWarrior111 earned 100 total points
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Go to user manager tools (Start->Programs->Administrative Tools->User Manager). Double click on the user account and there is a an option to set password never expired. Bear in mind, you must have administrator right to set this option.

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