Resetting User’s Password in Active Directory Using Powershell

This command and script was created for ease of convenience, simplicity and speed during a recent job

 

Set-ADAccountPassword <username> -Reset -NewPassword (ConvertTo-SecureString -AsPlainText <password> -Force)

And to prevent them from changing or changing at logon

Set-AdUser -Identity <username> -CannotChangePassword:$true -ChangePasswordAtLogon:$false

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