Preventing a User Password Change
Updated: February 28, 2009
Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2
This topic explains how to use the Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell to prevent a user from changing his or her password.
The following example demonstrates how to prevent the user JaneDow from changing her password.
Set-ADAccountControl -Identity JaneDow -CannotChangePassword $true
You can use the following parameters when you set many of the common values that are associated with user account control in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS).
For a full explanation of the parameters that you can pass to Set-ADAccountControl, at the Active Directory module command prompt, type Get-Help Set-ADAccountControl –detailed, and then press ENTER.