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DirectoryEntry Reset Password Error Reseting password Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))

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I'm having a problem moving code to reset passwords to production.  The following code works in my development environment and when I run it locally in IIS.  However, when I move it to produciton I get the Error Reseting password Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED)) when trying to reset a users password.  My Localy IIS Account is just running under the ASPNET account.
string domainAndUsername = domain + @"\" + admusername;
            DirectoryEntry entry = new DirectoryEntry(@"LDAP://" + servername, domainAndUsername, admpassword);
                object obj = entry.NativeObject;
                DirectorySearcher search = new DirectorySearcher(entry);
                search.Filter = "(SAMAccountName=" + username + ")";
                SearchResult result = search.FindOne();
                DirectoryEntry objUser = result.GetDirectoryEntry();
                objUser.Invoke("SetPassword", newpwd);
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