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I need a flag constant for NetUserAdd

I need a flag constant for NetUserAdd

I need a flag constant for NetUserAdd

I am calling the 'NetUserAdd' Function from the netapi32.dll to add a user to my NT domain, however I cannot find the flag that requires the user to change his/her password at next login.  I've looked all over MSDN, and searched on the different forums I know.  Does anyone know it?

RE: I need a flag constant for NetUserAdd

As you probably already know, there are three levels of structures that you can use as input to the NetUserAdd function. The level you are using is specified in the second parameter to the function.

To explicitly set the password as expired, you need to use the level 3 structure USER_INFO_3.

At the bottom of that structure, you will see a flag called usri3_password_expired. Here is an extract of the documentation on that flag:


Specifies a DWORD value that contains password expiration information.

The NetUserGetInfo and NetUserEnum functions return zero if the password has not expired (and nonzero if it has).

When you call NetUserAdd or NetUserSetInfo, specify a nonzero value in this member to inform users that they must change their password at the next logon. To turn off this message, call NetUserSetInfo and specify zero in this member. Note that you cannot specify zero to negate the expiration of a password that has already expired

Hope this helps.

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