Turn off Password never expires on local administrator account

Hello Experts,

we have some servers where the Password Never Expires flag is checked , and I am trying to find out a scripting way to uncheck these option so that password expires on the Local administrator account.

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There are -bor 0x10000 (https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/e4e96a5e-3b28-4673-8c61-d4abdf8f2426/win-7-setting-the-option-password-never-expires-for-a-specific-local-user?forum=winserverpowershell) which turn this option ON.

But , what is need is exact opposite. I want to turn off the option so that , the password gets expired.

Thanks,

-Prashant Girennavar.
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Sandeep KhanagwalCommented:
Below Solution provided by one of our EE member Mike Kline. It will help you .

You can also use adfind and admod from Joe richards

http://www.joeware.net/freetools/tools/adfind/index.htm

http://www.joeware.net/freetools/tools/admod/

adfind -default -bit -f "&(objectcategory=person)(objectclass=user)(useraccountcontrol:AND:=65536)" useraccountcontrol -adcsv | admod -sc uacclear:dont_expire_password -unsafe

I've included two screenshots

The first is just the adfind command not piped to admod to show you what accounts have the flag set for the password to never expire.

Note by default admod only changes 10 objects (great safety feature).  I added the -unsafe switch and it will do all the accounts.

Thanks
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Prashant GirennavarAuthor Commented:
Hello Sandeep,

This is not about AD account. This is about local administrator account on member servers.

Any other suggestions please.

Thanks,

-Prashant Girennavar.
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Joshua GrantomSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
This should do it. Just create a txt file with the server names you want to disable for.

$servers = Get-Content C:\ServerList.txt | % {Invoke-Command -Session $_ -ScriptBlock {wmic path Win32_UserAccount where Name='Administrator' set PasswordExpires=true}}

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or you can do it for all windows servers

$servers = Get-ADComputer -Filter {OperatingSystem -like "Windows Server*"} | % {Invoke-Command -Session $_ -ScriptBlock {wmic path Win32_UserAccount where Name='Administrator' set PasswordExpires=true}}

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