No LAPS password

sebastian garzon salazar 21 Reputation points

Have everybody a nice day,

I need the LAPS password from a PC at work but if i search it via AD i don´t see any... is there a way to set a new password or maybe recover the last password?

Thanks in advance!

Windows Group Policy
Windows Group Policy
A feature of Windows that enables policy-based administration using Active Directory.
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  1. Limitless Technology 37,526 Reputation points

    Hello there,

    Have you tried powershell to get back the password?

    Enter-PSSession dc.domain.local
    Get-AdmPwdPassword -ComputerName "computer" | Select-Object Password,ExpirationTimestamp

    You can also look into this thread for alternate options


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  1. sebastian garzon salazar 21 Reputation points

    It´s like some computers loose their LAPS password somehow, so normally i redeploy them but in this case i may not redeploy the PC.

  2. Gary Reynolds 8,826 Reputation points


    Check this post for details on how to retrieve the laps password. If the tab is not visible either the password is not set or you don't have right to read the password.

    To set access rights to read the password use the following command

    Set-AdmPwdReadPasswordPermission –Identity “OU Name” –AllowedPrincipals “User or Group Name