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New-Mailbox to create AD accounts. Setting initial password counts as a password change?

Last Modified: 2012-06-21
We use a powershell script to create new users. We use the new-mailbox command for exchange 2010 which creates the AD account and the associated mailbox. We set the password to changeme at this time.  The problem is we have a GPO that has the basic password restrictions such as the password cannot repeate, must be at least x days old before you can change it again etc....

It appears that when you create a user with the new-mailbox command, AD treats the setting of the initial password as a password change and will not let the user change the password because it has not reach the minimum age.

Any idea?
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