Remotely Scan and Set Local Account Password Required.

Need a script to scan domain computers who have local accounts that do not have password required and then set password required.
Don't know if I can do this automatically or not.

I want to make sure that all accounts on local computers have passwords even the ones that I don't know to ensure no one has added a local account without password.
tspotwiAsked:
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tspotwiAuthor Commented:
Do you know of a way to script a batch file to scan a domain for computers with local accounts that don't have a password, then use the Net User <username> /passwordreq:yes substituting <username> with the names in that list? Here's what I thought would work, but didn't...

Set objOU = GetObject("LDAP://OU=XXXX, DC=XXXX, DC=XXXX, DC=XXXX, DC=XXX")
objOUI.Filter = Array("Computer")
For Each objItem in objOU
           strComputer = objItem.CN
           Set objUser = GetObject("WinNT://" & str Computer & "/<username>")
           Net user <username> /passwordreq:yes
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The X's in one line is for OU and DC
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drewha1969Commented:
You can create a GPO to enforce password length and complexity requirements, although I am not sure you can make one to automatically make existing accounts to create a password.

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tspotwiAuthor Commented:
No solution found.
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drewha1969Commented:
Sorry I couldnt help you out.  Good luck!
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