ADSync -- MSOL_xxxxxx | Change password and apply AD Password Policy

SenhorDolas 1,271 Reputation points
2024-06-25T13:51:44.77+00:00

Hello,

We have a new security policy for all accounts with "Password not set to expiry" to be reviewed and setting removed.

I came across the MSOL_xxxx account.

Can I reset the password as per our security policy recommendation (30 x char) and can I apply an AD Password Policy to expire the password in 365 days?

Wonder if this will cause any issues on ADSync...

Thanks!

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  1. Akhilesh 7,145 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2024-06-26T10:30:18.01+00:00

    Hi @SenhorDolas

    Thank you for reaching us!

    The MSOL account is created with a long, complex password that doesn't expire. If you have a password policy in your domain, make sure that long and complex passwords are allowed for this account.
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    For more details please refer: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/entra/identity/hybrid/connect/reference-connect-accounts-permissions#created-accounts-details
    Hope this helps. Do let us know if you any further queries.

    Thanks,

    Akhilesh.


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