Finding passwords that are close to expiration
Is there a file that can be queried or a report that can be run that will show users with passwords close to the expiration date?
There isn't a report that will tell you that the following users' passwords will expire in five days, for example. However, you can derive the information by running Display User Profile (DSPUSRPRF *ALL) to an outfile, look at the password last changed date and based on the password expiration interval determine which users' passwords are about to expire. Or you can run the Print User Profile (PRTUSRPRF TYPE(*PWDINFO) ) which will produce a report. That report lists the users' password expiration interval and last changed date. So if you're willing to do a bit of math, you'll be able to come up with the report that you're looking for.
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This was first published in August 2005