System Administration Guide, Volume 1

How to Change Password Aging for a User Account

  1. Start Admintool, if it is not already running. Select Users from the Browse menu.

    See "How to Start Admintool" for more information.

  2. Select the user account entry that needs its password aging changed.

  3. Choose Modify from the Edit menu.

    The Modify window contains the selected user account entry.

  4. Change the following fields that affect password aging:

    • Min Change

    • Max Change

    • Max Inactive

    • Expiration Date

    • Warning

    If you need information about the password aging fields that are part of the Account Security category, click the Help button.

  5. Click OK.

Example--Changing Password Aging for a User Account

In the following example, the user must keep a new password for at least one day (Min Change) , and must change the password every 60 days (Max Change). The user must change the password if the account is inactive for more than 10 days (Max Inactive).