Password Expired

Appears when you connect to a server with Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio using SQL Server Authentication, and the password you provided is correct but has expired. Also appears when you connect to a server with a new account that is created by using the User must change password at next logon option. Use the Password Expired dialog box to change the password for this SQL Server Authentication login.


For expiring Windows Authentication passwords, see How to: Change the Password of the Accounts Used by SQL Server.


  • Login
    Displays the SQL Server login that you are using.
  • New Password
    Type the new password for the login.
  • Confirm Password
    Type the new password again to confirm the typing.

See Also

Other Resources

Strong Passwords
Authentication Mode
How to: Change Server Authentication Mode

Help and Information

Getting SQL Server 2005 Assistance