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How to create a local administrator account and manage the password via GPO or similar

Hi,

We are trying to manage the local administrator accounts that we have out there (desktop/servers). We need to create a new local administrator account and set a password. We would like to be able to be able to change the password on a regular basis.  

I the past you could use GPO preferences to get this done but that is no longer possible.

Any suggestions?
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llarava
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McKnifeCommented:
Yes, see my answer to your similar question: http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Server/Q_28668336.html it answers both.
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
I would highly recommend taking a look at the Microsoft Active Directory Team Blog as it illustrates how to accomplish this using Group Policy.
http://blogs.technet.com/b/askpfeplat/archive/2014/05/19/how-to-automate-changing-the-local-administrator-password.aspx

Will.
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McKnifeCommented:
Look at my link, Will. MS updated their method lately.
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