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I would like to limit certain users to passwords that never expire, and have other users have to change their passwords every 30 days. I'm looking for a way of ensuring that they stay this way AFTER the profile is created. Can you help?

First, I recommend that you set the QPWDEXPITV system value to the value that you want to apply to the majority of your users, e.g. 30. Then you can set the exceptions, e.g., *NOMAX, using the password expiration interval parameter in the user profile itself. You can use the PRTUSRPRF (Print user profile) command to produce a report of all the users on your system. The password expiration interval is one of the parameters that's reported in the *PWDINFO report.


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