Resets the machine account password for the computer. (Reset-ComputerMachinePassword)

   

# NAME
Reset-ComputerMachinePassword

# SYNOPSIS
Resets the machine account password for the computer.

# SYNTAX
Reset-ComputerMachinePassword [-Server <string>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]

# DESCRIPTION
The Reset-ComputerMachinePassword cmdlet changes the machine account password that the computers use to authenticate to the domain controllers in the domain. You can use it to reset the password of the local computer.

# PARAMETERS
-Server <string>
Specifies the name of a domain controller to use when setting the machine account password.

This parameter is optional. If you omit this parameter, a domain controller is chosen to service the command.

Required? false
Position? named
Default value None
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]
Prompts you for confirmation before executing the command.

Required? false
Position? named
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]
Describes what would happen if you executed the command without actually executing the command.

Required? false
Position? named
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

<CommonParameters>
This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,
ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,
OutBuffer and OutVariable. For more information, type,
"get-help about_commonparameters".

# INPUTS
None
You cannot pipe input to this cmdlet.

# OUTPUTS
None
This cmdlet does not generate any output.

# NOTES

# EXAMPLE 1

C:\PS>Reset-ComputerMachinePassword

# Description
-----------
This command resets the machine password for the local computer. The command runs with the credentials of the current user.

# EXAMPLE 2

C:\PS>Reset-ComputerMachinePassword -server DC01

# Description
-----------
This command resets the machine password of the local computer using the DC01 domain controller.

# EXAMPLE 3

C:\PS>invoke-command -computername Server01 -scriptblock {reset-computermachinepassword}

# Description
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This command uses the Invoke-Command cmdlet to run a Reset-ComputerMachinePassword command on the Server01 remote computer.

For more information about remote commands in Windows PowerShell, see about_Remote and Invoke-Command.

RELATED LINKS
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