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sbs 2003 password expiry

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hello

I am using sbs 2003 on a small network of 4 client computers.  each user has their own profile added to active directory.

is their a way to change the frequency of password expiration for the users or is it just a single default time period?

thank you
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by:kaskhedikar_tushar
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Hello,

Open active directory & computers - users- select user & then right click - properties - account - accounts options - & then select only this option user must change password at next log on.    

Restart client computer & then check with change password. You can change password any time.
Press ALT + CTRL + DEL & you can see change password.

Regards,
Tushar Kaskhedikar  
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by:Coast-IT
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Go into group policy and create a policy under the user section ;

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_configure_a_domain_password_expiration_policy
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jtsagara earned 500 total points
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Hello ,

Goto Start Menu -> Programs -> Administrative Tools -> Domain Security Policy

On Tree Account Policies -> Password Policy-> Maximum Password Age

You can set there the days interval for enforce change password.

John
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