Published on April 7, 2014, by in Active Directory.

It’s time for something different.  As my time to write has been heavily limited in recent time, I figured that I might share articles that have peaked my interest.  Here is the first post in my new “Share” series.


Active Directory has all its ins and outs.  The problem sometimes comes in understanding the differences between items that look alike.  Here is one that often gets overlooked.  Password resets vs password changes.  Is there a difference?  Yes there is.  And it is something that should be understood.


I hope you like this article.  It is short and to the point, but it is a solid article.  And no, this isn’t a plug for WebAD products, as I have never used them.

Understand the Difference Between a Password Reset and Password Change in Active Directory