I searched on google to find an answer to reset forgotten password of my dell computer. Ah okay really good to know! Is it significant that my password is password? I'll try to resync the password of a domain account and reply back to this forum as long as it hasn't been disabled. More information: dsquery on dsmod on net user on This is great for a privileged user, however…. Members of the remote access group need not apply. At work we have a development domain which we use to authenticate to web sites hosted on our dev and qa boxes.
Note: If the security options does not appear. That is if domain B trusst the domian A, they don't need to put the credential each time. I want to change the local Administrator account password on all my domain workstations. Any help would be great! Hello, i tried to reproduce this but i can't. Do you have a password reset disk before? And I can create that account in safe mode at the command prompt. Also, is the local user account the same as the domain account? The goal of this would be to map the drive in 1 line so i can use it in a batch script.
Check it also on both domains. The issue we encounter is that many machines are either off for extended periods of time or don't connect to the domain all that often so I can't use a tool like psexec or anything that goes out and changes the password on the fly. And then you can change or remove the lost or forgotten password. The onsite team member logged in the different domain. Obviously, in this case, there's nothing to change so just let the user know that they don't need a password and can set one up themselves next time they log in.
Domain B is a domain running some application servers only. I see what you're saying. So, is there a way to change passwords in a different domain without logging into a machine in that domain? Then when you are back in the domain and go to login, use that new password and it will authenticate correctly. You generally would need to be a member of the Domain Admins or Account Operators group, but there's a chance it could work with your own account. This does not work if the users account is encrypted, so you lose everything by that method.
One thing I've discovered about Windows 7 is that it is entirely too discreet with reminders about password changes. Log off and logon again. Without the trust between the client and the domain there is no way to modify the password. I'll try to log in, then download this software, then hopefully resync. Has someone attempted to change the password in the native domain? Regards Brendan You can right click the my computer icon and choose manage, go to users and groups and change the password this way, while this isn't a fix it gets you round your issue for now.
It could take me a week to try lol. It would be great to do this with a small batch instead of the manual way. I am not sure how to reproduce it but it happens automatically for one or the other account from time to time. Privileged users are exempt from this because of need…to force passwords when users forget them for example. The problem is, after this account is created I can't seem to actually log in to windows with it. If I run it at 10:15 it shows 10:15 as Password Last Set Date.
And it's free for up to 100 users. If the user has forgotten their password the only real option is to get someone with admin permissions on the domain servers to reset the password for them. Ping other domain with ip address and computer name from both side. It is a very quick and useful utility for resetting passwords. Do you have a password reset disk before? I want to change my password via command line. Better make the passwords more secure instead of changing them all the time. You said that you can't use psexec because some machines are off for a long time or don't connect to the domain often, but that same problem will also exist with a group policy preferences solution.
Although with you having the issue on so many and none of them are domain joined and what you said are clones, I wonder if these is a local policy causing this. You answered the question though, and it's much appreciated. I am trying to access a resource map a hidden share as a different user and password. Although password was not changed for long time in past. Regards, twlai It is found that we can't trust Domain A and B because of policy reason.
Is it related to firewall or domain controller setting? That was fun to manage. The following batch file will disconnect all mapped drives, that are not in use, then perform the drive mapping under the given credentials. I know I should Google it, but I've been busy. You can from our website. From the error message you provided, it sounds like you are already connected to the server under alternate credentials. Disconnect all previous connections to the server or shared resource and try again. Is it significant that my password is password? Here is the wording that helped me recognize my missed step.