Password properties for AD accounts

Get-QADUser username | Format-List *Password* – provides a handy list of password properties for an Active Directory user account including the age and expiration date.

Here’s what I got for one of the accounts in my domain:

Get-QADUser username | Format-List *Password*

PasswordLastSet : 2/5/2010 7:31:16 PM
PasswordAge : 60.21:51:12.2086957
PasswordExpires : 5/6/2010 7:31:16 PM
PasswordNeverExpires : False
UserMustChangePassword : False
PasswordIsExpired : False
PasswordStatus : Expires at: Thursday, May 06, 2010

This can obviously used across multiple accounts to create handy reports, let users know in advance that their passwords are about to expire, and so on.

1 Response to “Password properties for AD accounts”


  1. 1 jkavanagh58 April 7, 2010 at 1:17 pm

    Thanks for this. I have been working on a similar script to audit accounts that are not handled through our password synch process, mostly admin accounts. Initially it was great for determining what accounts were obviously not being used since their passwords had been expired for a substantial time. Now I am adding a loop to send emails based (get-qaduser acct).email for accounts set to expire in 15 days or less.


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