I had to increase the password's number of charaters. Then I put a long and new password (same passord for server and client) to adminsitrator.
now I do not remember the password.help!

I know how to boot and reset the local password. but this is active directory. help???

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To change te admin password, it would be done on the domain controller. I have not used that resource in the past.

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Re: Forgot the administrator pswd of the active directory .help 80 80

Do you have another account in the directory that is a member of the Adminstrator's group you can use to log in and change this Administrator account password?

Re: Forgot the administrator pswd of the active directory .help 80 80

no I put the same pswd to all admins. but have limited active directory password no use eh? don't tell me I have to format everything please

Re: Forgot the administrator pswd of the active directory .help 80 80

If you do a search on the web for "recover domain admin password", you'll find a few methods/tools you can use/download to reset the admin password. You should note that none of them are supported by Microsoft so you are on your own.

If this is a production system, I would caution you. However, if this is a test system, give it a try. I have used some of these methods before and they work. There are just no guarantees that you wont blow up Active Directory in the process.

Re: Forgot the administrator pswd of the active directory .help 80 80

To change te admin password, it would be done on the domain controller. I have not used that resource in the past.

Re: Forgot the administrator pswd of the active directory .help 80 80

ok did it and worked. thanks for the help

Re: Forgot the administrator pswd of the active directory .help 80 80

Glad to hear you resolved this.

Re: Forgot the administrator pswd of the active directory .help 80 80

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