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Expire all paswords on Win2k3

Posted on 2009-05-19
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I just enabled some password policies on a windows server, and I would like to have everyone prompted the next time they sign in to update their password. Is there a way I can do this once, without setting passwords to expire every X days?
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Question by:dcollins2010
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I am afraid you need to turn on "password expire in X days" switch. You can turn it off after people change their password.
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Yes, just highlight the users in question (you probably don't want to do this with service accounts ...) in the ADUC MMC, right-click the bunch and choose "Properties", go to the Account tab, check both boxes in front of "User must change pasword during next logon".
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