One of our users is currently overseas, and her Active Directory domain password expired. She's logging on with a laptop using cached credentials and (non-AD integrated) VPN, but she can't logon to file shares or Outlook with the expired password. If I change the password, I'm concerned it's going to create cached logon problems for her with the laptop, which I won't be able to fix while she's eight time zones away. The flag that says she must change her password is already set. If I set her password to never expire, will that prevent her from having to change the password, or must she change it no matter what I do?
A similar question here indicates that setting the account to Never Expire would work, but I'd like some confirmation.
Edit: The password never expire setting would only be in place until she returns to the office. I'm just trying to allow her back into the system while she's away, without making the problem worse.
Final edit: Setting the "Never expire" flag fixed the problem. The user will keep her existing password until she returns next week.