Finding out when your domain password will expire

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 10 Aug. 2011 / Last Updated on 10 Aug. 2011]

Here's how you can find out when your domain password will expire.

To determine when the password for your Active Directory user account will expire, open a command prompt window and type the following command:

net user %USERNAME% /domain

The output of this command will span several lines, so look for the line that starts with "Password expires" and you can see the exact day and time when your domain password will expire.

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The Author — Mitch Tulloch

Mitch Tulloch is a well-known expert on Windows Server administration and cloud computing technologies. He has published over a thousand articles on information technology topics and has written, contributed to or been series editor for over 50 books.

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