Mar 142008
 


If you want to reset user password in your windows server 2003 domain controller follow one of the following procedure

Using the Windows interface

  • Click Start, click Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Active Directory Users and Computers.

  • From Active Directory Users and Computers/domain node/Users – click Users Or, click the folder that contains the user account.
  • In the details pane, right-click the user whose password you want to reset, and then click Reset Password.Type and confirm the password.
  • If you want to require the user to change this password at the next logon process, select the User must change password at next logon check box.

Using a command line

Open Command Prompt from click Start, point to All programs, point to Accessories, and then click Command prompt

Type the following command

dsmod userUserDN-pwdNewPassword

If you want to require the user to change this password at the next logon process, Type:

dsmod userUserDN-mustchpwd {yes|no}

Options

UserDN – Specifies the distinguished name of the user for which the password will be reset.

NewPassword – Specifies the password that will replace the current user password.

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