In certain cases, it is necessary to automatically audit an Active Directory Organisational Units (OU) to find users whose passwords are about to expire or have expired - and notify these users accordingly. While several programs exist to perform this task, none of them is free. It is well known that anything written for an enterprise-scale companies usually carries an enterprise-scale price tag. OU Passwords is a simple tool for an otherwise complicated task. When I realised that others charge around $3,000 for such a program - I decided to write one myself and give it away for free.
Select one of more OU's or groups to audit.
Select to send up to 2 notifications for impending password expirations.
Specify how many days prior to password expiration the emails are to be sent.
Select to send email notifications when passwords have expired.
Send plain text or HTML emails.
Choose to copy notifications to a domain administrator for additional monitoring.
A summary email is automatically sent to the administrator's email address.
Choose your own SMTP server and port, as well as email subject text.
Perform a one-off run straight from the administrative screen.
Easy integration with Windows Sheduler.
Very intuitive interface.
No complicated installer - simply unzip and run - based on industry-standard .NET framework.