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New Post 8/27/2010 1:33 PM
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Removing MUST_CHANGE from a SQL login 

SQL 2005 and 2008 added password expiration and forced password change to SQL logins.

If you try to set password expiry off when MUST CHANGE is set,  you get the following message:

The CHECK_POLICY and CHECK_EXPIRATION options cannot be turned OFF when MUST_CHANGE is ON.

To remove MUST_CHANGE and password expiry, you need to use some TSQL code:

ALTER LOGIN MyLogin WITH PASSWORD = 'newpassword';


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