If you need to reset a password that a user has forgotten for Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service (AD LDS), you can use the following instructions.

Using ADSI Edit

To set or modify the password of an AD DS user using ADSI Edit

  1. Open ADSI Edit.
  2. Connect and bind to the directory partition containing the AD LDS user for whom you want to set or modify the password. For more information, see Use ADSI Edit to Manage an AD LDS Instance.
  3. Browse to the directory object representing the AD LDS user, and then right-click the directory object.
  4. Click Reset password, and then type a password for the user in New password and in Confirm password.

For additional information, see Set or Modify the Password of an AD LDS User