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How to obtain the Active Directory Restore password?

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I just started my new position and don't have the Active Directory Restore password. How can I recover this?
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you can't recover passwords but you can use ntdsutil to change it

DS Restore Mode Password Maintenance
http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2009/03/11/ds-restore-mode-password-maintenance.aspx
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