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How to i generate local administrator to have different password for all computers

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Dear All,

       i have a question regarding on local administrator account would like to ask, in our company, we have created another local administrator account call "CNS_it" and disabled the default local administrator in all client computers, i'm just wonder is there any tools can generate this local administrator "CNS_it" password to have different password for all client computers due to audit issue, since this monent our local admin "CNS_it" password is the same on all client computers, any help would be apprelicated

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Hello ThereSystem Administrator
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Use Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) to manage local accounts.
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=46899

There are other tools as well. For instance Netwrix Bulk Password Reset
https://www.netwrix.com/local_admin_bulk_password_reset_freeware.html



kevinhsiehNetwork Engineer
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Use LAPS! It is the Microsoft solution that was created exactly for this purpose. It safely stores the information inside Active Directory. 

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will download LAPS and test it and let you know any questions thanks