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Domain User Password Expiration Settings

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I'm trying to explain to our tech's how domain user password expirations are set up.
From what I'm seeing, from a 30,000 foot level, here's how it may work:

The User account can have the account options so the password never expire in AD.
There is no password maximum age setting here.
The maximum age for  passwords on a Computer can be set by GPO(s).

So, what happens if a user logs onto a computer with account setting of "password to never expires" in AD but has an age that's exceeds what's set in the Computer?  What happens?

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