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Can’t change password on Mac

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Last Modified: 2013-12-19
I have connected a number of Macs to a Windows Active Directory server.  All users can login, but when any of them try to change the password a box appears saying ,’You cannot change your password to the password you entered, your system administrator may not allow you to change your password etc…’

Also, if in Active Directory I select an account and set, ‘user must change password at next login’, I then login as that user and I’m prompted to change the password, but any passwords I enter are rejected.

I can’t tell if the problem is caused by something I’ve missed on the server or on the Mac.  Any ideas please?
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