"Password change after" not applied after executing a delta file

  • Article ID: 107552
  • Updated: 27 Jun 2009

SafeGuard Easy multi-platform 4.5x

Client OS

Windows 2000 Professional SP4, Windows XP SP2 Professional Edition

Server OS



Why is the value "Password change after" not set correct after a change.cfg (delta file) has been executed succesful?


Under certain circumstances, respectively configurations this value is not changed correctly.

In order to achieve a succesful change of this value, we recommend to create a change.cfg file which includes the settings marked in pic#1.

- Password change allowed --> has to be set to "Yes" ("No" makes no sense in combination with "Password change after")

- Password change after --> can be set to the desired value (between 0 and 365)

- Change password after next logon --> has to be set to "No" (after the change has been apllied succesfully, it is possible to create another change.cfg which sets this value to "Yes" again)

pic #1:

After the change has been applied to the client, the Administration should look as follows:

pic#2 (changes have been apllied succesful):

This workaround should also be used if the setting is changed via the central administration component of SafeGuard Easy (SGE-Server).

The behaviour will be changed in future versions of SafeGuard Easy, meanwhile the above described procedure allows to apply the desired change.

If you need more information or guidance, then please contact technical support.

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