I need to change the Domain Administrator password for our network as one of our Network Administrators is leaving.
I presume I just change the password under Active Directory Users and Computers > Users > Administrator? Is this correct.
Also what are the implications of changing the Domain Administrator password on a domain?
I know any service that runs under this account will need its credentilas updated but are there any other issues that may arise?
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