Active Directory – Change User’s Password – Resolution

  Preface In a previous post, I spoke of a SMK ( Shaking My Head ) moment I was having. I couldn't change a password assigned to a newly created Service Account. The post is here.     Problem Identification Thankfully, I have friends in high places or at least friends who are not so dim. … Continue reading Active Directory – Change User’s Password – Resolution

Active Directory – Disabling User’s Ability to Change His\Her Password – Through Group Policy

Background Let us disable the user's ability to Change his/her own password.   Installation Let us download and install Group Policy MS Windows 2003 Download Unfortunately, we are on MS Windows 2003. And, so we will download that OS Specific install binary. The Microsoft Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) with Service Pack 1 (SP1) unifies … Continue reading Active Directory – Disabling User’s Ability to Change His\Her Password – Through Group Policy