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2008 R2.. a way to offsite change password for domain users on vpn

  1. #1


    markm75g Guest

    2008 R2.. a way to offsite change password for domain users on vpn

    There used to be an admin tool with 2003 and maybe 2008, i forget.. a web
    link you could click on to change a domain account's password remotely...


    Does this sort of functionality exist for 2008 R2?


    What are most doing for this ability.. ie: remote VPN users?


    Thanks


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  2. #2


    markm75g Guest

    RE: 2008 R2.. a way to offsite change password for domain users on vpn

    Does anyone have any tips on this.. i discovered i could use exchange 2010's
    owa interface to change the password.. however, the password change tool
    seems out of sync with the domain, because no matter how complex i make the
    password, it wont let me change it, but when i use the change password in
    windows, it works fine..



    "markm75g" wrote:

    > There used to be an admin tool with 2003 and maybe 2008, i forget.. a web
    > link you could click on to change a domain account's password remotely...
    >
    >
    > Does this sort of functionality exist for 2008 R2?
    >
    >
    > What are most doing for this ability.. ie: remote VPN users?
    >
    >
    > Thanks
    >

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    Ace Fekay [MVP-DS, MCT] Guest

    Re: 2008 R2.. a way to offsite change password for domain users on vpn

    "markm75g" <markm75g@newsgroup> wrote in message news:331D7228-2D4A-4FF6-8469-7BD66087B58E@newsgroup

    > Does anyone have any tips on this.. i discovered i could use exchange 2010's
    > owa interface to change the password.. however, the password change tool
    > seems out of sync with the domain, because no matter how complex i make the
    > password, it wont let me change it, but when i use the change password in
    > windows, it works fine..
    >
    >
    >
    > "markm75g" wrote:
    >

    >> There used to be an admin tool with 2003 and maybe 2008, i forget.. a web
    >> link you could click on to change a domain account's password remotely...
    >>
    >>
    >> Does this sort of functionality exist for 2008 R2?
    >>
    >>
    >> What are most doing for this ability.. ie: remote VPN users?
    >>
    >>
    >> Thanks
    >>

    The only one that comes to mind, is using OWA (Exchange web mail), to change their passwords, under Options. Exchange 2003 had to be installed as a separate feature, but it is included with Exchagne 2007 & 2010.

    Otherwise, sorry. I remember something else related to a third party web app that will do it, but I don't remember it being natively offered in the operating system.

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