Set password maximum lifetimes

Applies to User Roles:

System Administrator

To set password maximum lifetimes, follow these steps:

  1. Click System Administration > Base System Configuration > Miscellaneous > System Information Record.
  2. Click the Password Lifetime tab.
  3. Type or select the following options:

    • No Max Lifetime: select this option to disable password expiration.
    • Use Time Period: select this option to have passwords expire after a set time period.

      • Max Pwd Lifetime: type the number of days, hours, minutes, and seconds before user passwords expire.
        Type the time period in the following format: Dayshours: minutes: seconds. For example, 4 03: 02: 01 expires user passwords after 4 days, 3 hours, 2 minutes, and 1 second.
    • Use Number of Logins: select this option to have passwords expire after a set number of user logins.

      • Max before change: type the number of logins before user passwords expire.
    • Notify by Email on Password Change: select this option to notify users by email whenever another user, such as a System Administrator, changes their password.
  4. Click Save.

Related topics

Checklist: Adding a new user
Controlling user access and security
Creating operator records
Operator passwords
Operator records
Operator templates

Change a user's password
Disable the password reset option
Enable the password reset option
Enable password history
Reset an operator's password
Set password format restrictions
Set password minimum lifetimes