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Office 365 preventing users from changing their password

In Office365, how can users be prevented from changing their password?
How can the administrator be notified when a user changes a password?
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8/22/2022 - Mon
timgreen7077

You don't want to prevent users from changing their password and i dont think there is a way to achieve that in O365, and you will need to look at the auditing logs to see when a password was changed. See below link:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/reports-monitoring/concept-audit-logs
Vasil Michev (MVP)

Agreed with Tim, no way to prevent users from changing passwords. If you do have such requirements, you need to change the auth method to AD FS/PTA, as in redirect the authentication process to on-premises, so that you can enforce any restrictions you like.
Éric Moreau

You can create alerts for that kind of events from https://protection.office.com/#/managealerts
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rwheeler23
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Thanks Eric, however I tried looking in this area, and I could not find any alerts for password changes.
If you have any suggestions as to where I would find this I would appreciate it.
Thanks very much.
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Éric Moreau

or type password in the search box
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Thanks I tried, however I only have common user activities not user admin activities..
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Éric Moreau

you are missing privileges, ask your tenant admin
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Thanks Eric.  I imagine this is the solution, however since I don't have the appropriate permissions, I can't try it.  Many thanks,