Change account password
Syntax pspasswd [[\\computer[,computer[,..] | @file [-u user [-p passwd]]] Username [NewPassword] Options: computer The computer on which the user account resides. Default=local system -p passwd Specify a password for user (optional). Passed as clear text. If omitted, you will be prompted to enter a hidden password. -u user Specify a user name for login to remote computer(optional). @file Execute the command on each of the computers listed in the file. Username Name of account for password change. NewPassword The new password, If ommitted a NULL password is applied. -accepteula Suppress the display of the license dialog.
This tool allows administrators to create a batch file that will run against multiple computers to perform a mass change of the administrator password.
When launched for the first time, PsPasswd will create the regkey
Change the password for user JDoe on \\workstation64
C:\> pspasswd \\workstation64 jdoe password567
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Equivalent bash command (Linux): passwd - Modify a user password