Requests for Automation

DSRM Password Reset

Looking for a procedure to reset the Active Directory restore mode for Domain Controllers. The password would be stored in a Custom Field, that the Procedure reads and then sets it Manual Procedure below: Click, Start, click Run, type ntdsutil, and then click OK. At the Ntdsutil command prompt, type set dsrm password. At the DSRM command prompt, type one of the following lines: To reset the password on the server on which you are working, type reset password on server null. The null variable assumes that the DSRM password is being reset on the local computer. Type the new password when you are prompted. Note that no characters appear while you type the password. DSRM

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  • Request Archived
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  • Open for about 2 years
  • Created by John Rutkowski