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Password reset fails for end users when minimum password age set for more than 0 days

Our Help Desk has been resetting user passwords with "user must reset password at next logon" for years. Recently reset default domain policy for "minimum password age" from 0 days to 5 days. Now ...
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reset aspnet machince account password

Our small Windows Active Directory domain is undergoing a security review by our grandparent company. I am the Domain Administrator of this domain of about 25 Win2K3, Win2K8, Enterprise & ...
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active directory password reset

My question is if any user locks himself out or his password expires. Is there any safe way so that the user can self-serve a password reset? Moreover does Microsoft provides the facility that AD ...
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1answer
851 views

How to set AD password to expired / to be changed with PowerShell

I need to reset a whole load of user passwords and then set them as expired or "User must change password on next login" The password is easy to change with SetADAccountPassword. Looking at the ...
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3answers
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Active Directory: User must change password at next logon prevents users from logging in

When I reset user passwords in Active Directory on Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 and check the option User must change password at next logon it prevents users from being able to login. ...
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Delegate permissions to Admins for Password reset and “Change password on next logon” in AD

Hello i created taskpads for remote admins to reset passwords for folks at their site.I created a group for admins and gave delegation on site OU. The problem is for doing "force change password on ...
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Any way to see an Active Directory password?

Before you jump to conclusions, let me explain. We have a password reset tool that is not working. For some reason when you use it, it resets your password to some unknown value (Not what you changed ...
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How can I reset the local Administrator password for a Windows Vista client connected to a domain?

I have a Windows Vista client computer that is connected to a Windows Domain. I can login with the user account for DOMAIN\user1 and also with the Domain Administrator account DOMAIN\Administrator but ...
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Can I Make Password Change Reminders More Obvious

In Windows 7 and Windows 2008 is appears that Microsoft changed how users would be reminded about upcoming password expirations. In Windows XP the password expiration was very obvious. There was a ...
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Windows computer account appears to reset its own password, why?

Has anyone seen this where a computer account appears to reset its password? The password for user 'WEST\SQLCLUSTER$' was reset by 'WEST\SQLCLUSTER$' on 'DOMAINCONTROLLER.WEST.company.corp' at ...