User password age and why you cant trust it blindly

There are many ways to check when a user set his password lastly, my two favorites are using either Powershell or the builtin net command that is present in all Current Windows versions.

There are other things that matter when we are discussing passwords. There are a few we need to keep in mind. The most basic are:

  • Checkbox –¬†Password never expires
  • Checkbox – User must change password at next logon
  • Value –¬†Maximum password age
  • Value – When was the password last set

So how is all this stored:

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