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Password reset of your domain administrator account


Recovering or resetting a password can be a tedious job requiring purchase of dodgy tools that promise you everything but you’ll  never know if they do until you bought them. This blog will show how I reset my Windows 2012 domain administrator password in under 2 minutes without any tools, just by using Microsoft tooling that you have at hand. It’s pretty amazing if you think that with access to a server you can reset any password within 2 minutes. Of course we are using recovery tools that are available by default but still with many administrators having access to servers in a datacenter this could be an issue. But that is for the architects to worry about, I for now will show you how this works, changing the domain admin password in 2 minutes.

Damn I forgot the password of my domain administrator account

We’ve all been there, Damn I forgot my password.

Two weeks ago my lab environment forced me to change my password, I’m sure I thought well about it and chose something that was logical to me. Just after that time the flu caught up with me and I was out for about a week. Coming back to work I started my lab, with much confidence I entered my password, then the other one, and one more combination…. sweat appearing on my forehead, no not at this moment!!!!

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RobBeekmans.NET by Rob Beekmans Rob Beekmans is a 26 year IT vetaran that worked in many fields in IT before he joined PQR 7 year ago. Rob is a senior consultant with a strong focus on Application and desktop delivery, User Environment Management, Mobility and monitoring. Rob is a VMware vExpert and is a member of the VMware EUC-Champions group. Rob shares his vision and insights on his personal blog, on webinars or on stage.

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