Re: users not authorized to change password

From: Roger Abell (
Date: 06/30/04

Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 01:08:47 -0700

Hi Carlos,

If you look at the properties of one of these problem
accounts, in the list of checkboxes for the account
attributes there is one setting it so that user cannot
change password. Is this cleared on the account?

Roger Abell
Microsoft MVP (Windows Server System: Security)
MCSE (W2k3,W2k,Nt4)  MCDBA
"Carlos Gallardo" <> wrote in message
> Hi , i have a Windows 2000 SBS, anda a few W2000 Workstations,
> i need the users to change their passwords, applied the checkbox on each
> user to change their password at next logon.
> everything works ok until they type they're new password with confirmation
> and everything, it says that the user are not authorized to change
> some of the users are Domain Admins
> any idea of this problem???
> thanks anyway
> Carlos