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Password

tags: PowerShell categories: PowerShell-Active-Directory

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Reset the password

This example reset the user’s password without to provide the old password.

Set-ADAccountPassword -Identity $env:USERNAME -NewPassword (Read-Host "Provide a new password for $($env:USERNAME)" -AsSecureString) -Reset -PassThru

Change user’s password

This example resets the user’s password by specifying the old password.

Set-ADAccountPassword -Identity $env:USERNAME -OldPassword (Read-Host "enter the current password for $($env:USERNAME)" -AsSecureString) -NewPassword (Read-Host "provide a new password for $($env:USERNAME)" -AsSecureString) -PassThru

See also

Set-ADAccountPassword on Microsoft Docs.

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