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How to automatically uncheck Password Never Expires for all user in an OU?

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Hello Experts!  I'm looking for a way to AUTOMATICALY uncheck the "Password Never Expires" option on user account properties for all users under an OU.  What would be the easiest way to do this?
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Debsyl99 earned 1000 total points
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Hi
You could use a vb script - Try paste the following into a text file, add your relevant ou and dc and rename the file to yourfile.vbs ensuring a .vbs extension and a name you'll recognise, then test the script on a test ou prior to applying it,

Const ADS_UF_DONT_EXPIRE_PASSWD = &h10000
Set OU = GetObject("LDAP://OU=yourou, DC=yourdomain,DC=com")
'Gather each username.
For Each oUser In OU
'Make sure they are only USER class.
If oUser.Class = "user" Then
intUAC = oUser.Get("userAccountControl")
If ADS_UF_DONT_EXPIRE_PASSWD AND intUAC Then
oUser.Put "userAccountControl", intUAC XOR _
ADS_UF_DONT_EXPIRE_PASSWD
oUser.SetInfo
End If
End If
Next
Wscript.echo "All password expiry settings for the ou are unchecked"
Wscript.Quit

Deb :))
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by:mb2010
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Works perfect!  I LOVE IT!

Thanks much!!
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by:Debsyl99
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Thanks - glad to help!

Deb :))
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by:mb2010
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Forgot to ask.  Will this script work on the sub OUs also?  If not, I need it to do so.  Thanks much!
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