can we reset local admin password via group policy

shihas shamsudheen 21 Reputation points

Dear Team,

we have same local admin for all the pc in my organization.i want to reset the local admin password of all the pc via group policy from my active directory server. is that possible?

if its possible to reset local admin users password vis gpo please guide me the steps.

Thanks for your help in advance.

shihas shamsudheen

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  1. Hannah Xiong 6,176 Reputation points


    Thank you so much for posting here.

    Microsoft removed the password function via group policy due to security consideration. We could use LAPS to manage local admin password. It is easy to set up and automatically manage local admin password on domain joined computers.

    For more information about LAPS, please refer to:

    Best regards,
    Hannah Xiong