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Passwords to never expire for Office 365 users

Hi Guys,

 

The default Expiration of user passwords is set to 90 days, here are commands to configure passwords to never expire for Office 365

 

Please download Microsoft Online Services Module for Powershell

 

Open Office 365 Powershell Module as an administrator

 

To connect run:

 

Connect-MSOLservice

(Enter administrator credentials)

 

Set password never expire for one user

Set-MsolUser -UserPrincipalName user@example.com -PasswordNeverExpires $true

 

Set password never expire for all user

Get-MSOLUser | set-msoluser -PasswordNeverExpires $true

 

Check what users have the password never expire

Get-MSOLUser | select user*, password*

 

Alternatively, to see all users and their "Password never expires setting", you can run the following PowerShell command:

Get-MSOLUser | Select UserPrincipalName, PasswordNeverExpires

 

To check if one user has enabled, run the command below:

Get-MSOLUser  -UserPrincipalName user@domain.com | select user*, password*

 

Note This procedure does not apply to users who are enabled for single sign-on (SSO). This is because passwords for SSO-enabled users are managed in the on-premises environment. If you try to perform this procedure for an SSO-enabled user, you receive output that resembles the following in Windows PowerShell:

Set-MsolUser : Unable to update parameter. Parameter name: PasswordPolicies.
At line:1 char:13
+ Set-MsolUser <<<< -UserPrincipalName jsmith@contoso.com
-PasswordNeverExpires $true
+ CategoryInfo : OperationStopped: ( : ) [Set-MsolUser], MicrosoftOnlineException
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : Microsoft.Online.Administration.Automation.PropertyNotSettableException, Microsoft.Online.Administration.Automation.SetUser


Note Only passwords for user accounts that are not synchronized through directory synchronization can be configured to never expire.


Regards,

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Re: Passwords to never expire for Office 365 users

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