Domain Controller password

Posted on 2009-04-01
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
Hi, we have 2 domain controllers. We reset the password about a month ago, however everyweek it keeps on going back to the previously set password. I know that no one is doing it manually. Where can i check to see who, how or where it changed
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I can't think of anything that would cause this - apart form someone chnaging it manually - set up auditing of account control.
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are you referring to the DOmain ADMIN password ?
do you have password history enabled in your domain.. that would be a good thing to have..
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password history  - yes - but if the person chnaging this is a domain admin, then tey could just switch it off again.
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... and for that matter they could clear the security log - it all boils down to "how much do you trust your Domain Admins!

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I think this will help us identify the source. Thanks
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KCTS.. you are bang on about the Trust thing :)

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