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Old 05-05-2009, 01:36 PM   #1
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Question password expiration and user account lockout / disable automation

I'm a newbie ah-hoc sysadmin who was cornered into doing some of this work and am a bit overwhelmed.

I have a 90 day expiration set for passwords. How can I do the following?

1) send emails to users at the password expiration warning time?

2) send an email when their password expires

3) lock / disable an account if the password expires

4) send an email to the user and myself when an account is disabled due to pw expiration

thanks for the help.
Old 05-05-2009, 01:50 PM   #2
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more to come on 1,2,4 but #3 when the password expires it will lock it automatically if you have the expiration set


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