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How to reset Active Directory Domain Controller Administrator account Password?

    Question

  • Microsoft experts please Kindly, help me i have forgotten my domain controller administrator account password but i have DSRM password so how can i reset  domain controller administrator account password.
    Thursday, January 5, 2017 12:03 PM

Answers

  • Try  steps provided in the links this will help:

    http://www.top-password.com/knowledge/change-domain-administrator-password.html

    or 

    https://4sysops.com/archives/forgot-the-domain-admin-password/

    You may also look in to the below but this is tool from third party :

    https://u-tools.com/help/ChangePw.asp

    Note; Test before implement.


    Friday, January 6, 2017 6:07 AM

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  •  

    I Think you are changing the password of local admin ,

    my question is that i want to change the password of root domain administrator so how will i root domain administrator password.

    Thanks , Your kind response will be appreciated

    Friday, January 6, 2017 3:47 AM
  • I am Sorry sir , I am not agreed yet

    Still having same problem

    Problem is that , I have forgotton my root domain controller administrator password, but i have DSRM password by logging at DSRM mode what should i do to change the password of DomainAdmin Account

    for this problem what are the suitable recommendations by MICROSOFT

    Thanks

    Friday, January 6, 2017 5:21 AM
  • Try  steps provided in the links this will help:

    http://www.top-password.com/knowledge/change-domain-administrator-password.html

    or 

    https://4sysops.com/archives/forgot-the-domain-admin-password/

    You may also look in to the below but this is tool from third party :

    https://u-tools.com/help/ChangePw.asp

    Note; Test before implement.


    Friday, January 6, 2017 6:07 AM
  • Sunny Sinha , Is it really recommended by Microsoft please provide reference about it?

    Two tools provided by Microsoft in their Resource Kit: srvany.exe and instsrv.exe.

    Friday, January 6, 2017 6:45 AM
  • You can go through below link and can trace both these tools are included in Microsft resource KIT:

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=17657


    Friday, January 6, 2017 9:09 AM
  • but by using these tools PWRESET service is not starting at DSRM mode

    kindly guide me what should i doo??

    Friday, January 6, 2017 9:28 AM
  • Any error your are geeting?

    Monday, January 9, 2017 3:14 AM
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    Friday, January 13, 2017 9:20 AM
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  • Thanks Sunny

    net user administrator P@ssw0rd /domain

    This Stattement is working to change ROOT DC password

    Thursday, January 19, 2017 4:19 AM