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What happens when we remove the "Password never Expires " from a user.

Posted on 2008-10-29
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Hi,

What happens when we remove the "Password never Expires " from a user.
How offen will the password change be asked.
What happens to the employers onsite.
Will this ask the employer a complex password.

Regards
sharath
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it will not do any thing...unless you have vreated a group policy in which set password complexity and requirments etc.. so have a look at that..the root in group policy editor i think is...

computer configuration -> security settings -> account policies -> password policy

if there is nothing defined then nothing will happen.
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by:Ehab Salem
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The user will never be asked to change his password.
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if you have nothing set to ask them for it then no
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"Password never Expires "  is unchecked now it asks for a new password?
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Yes, if it is unchecked, then depending on the group policy, it will ask to be changed when it expires.
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by:Leon Teale
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you must have a policy or a setting set to ask for it...you dnt have 'user must change password upon login' or somthiong like that, ticked do you?

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