Submit a ticketCall us

Get a crash course on Network Monitoring delivered right to your inbox
This free 7-day email course provides a primer to the philosophy, theory, and fundamental concepts involved in IT monitoring. Lessons will explain not only how to perform various monitoring tasks, but why and when you should use them. Sign up now.

Home > Success Center > Serv-U Managed File Transfer & Serv-U FTP Server > Password stale event - Password expiry notification

Password stale event - Password expiry notification

Table of contents
Created by Dhalia Turiaga, last modified by Rodim Suarez on Mar 06, 2017

Views: 87 Votes: 0 Revisions: 5


This will automatically notify users via email prior to their account password expiring.


All Serv-U versions with below supported operating system: 

  • Windows Vista/7/8, Server 2008/2012 
  • Windows 2000/XP, Server 2000/2003 
  • Linux 


Using the limit under Global/Domain Limits and Password>Limit: 'Days before considering password to be stale'.

This is the number of days before expiration that a password is to be considered stale. A stale password is a password that is about to expire. An event can
be configured to identify when a password is about to expire. This value is the lead-time, in days, before password expiration.

On the list of event, you may use 'Password stale' with the below sample configuration. 

Note: You may use $UserEmailAddress so it will send to the user's email address configured on 'User Information'




Last modified
21:12, 5 Mar 2017