showing during inventory updates" on OS X 10.5 systems with Agent version 5.3.53177 John Verbosky - Technical Training Developer available for hire Home Pages Software Deployment Tips Questions Blog Posts About Advertising Privacy Terms Help Sitemap × Join millions of IT pros like you Log in to Spiceworks Reset community password Agree to Terms of Service Connect with Or Sign up If you’d like a little more information (and a picture or two), you might check out this portion of the Microsoft Windows 2000 Scripting Guide. Running as: SYSTEM Error creating process: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Dell\KACE\\kbots_cache\packages\kbots\304\wscript.exe C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Dell\KACE\\kbots_cache\packages\kbots\304\expire.vbs acct: (2) The system cannot find the file specified. http://ibuildsystem.com/user-cannot/vbscript-local-account-user-cannot-change-password.php
And what if wanted to let Ken Myer change his password? This way you do not have to populate every username. $user= [Environment]::UserName wmic path Win32_UserAccount where Name="$user" set PasswordExpires=false SMal.tmcc 4 years ago thanks for the addition billythekid45 4 years ago Answer Summary: TextSave summary Cancel 0 Comments [ + ] Show Comments Comments Please log in to comment Community Chosen Answer 3 Just so I'm clear.... After creating the account with: net user "username" /add password we call: wscript Drive:\PathToFile\expire.vbs username and it sets those flags for us on their account.
Our variable objPasswordNoChangeFlag will then contain exactly the same values that are in the current userFlags attribute, with one exception: the user can’t change password switch will now be on instead Post Comment VbsEdit, the award-winning VBScript editor that dramatically reduces the time you spend writing .VBS scripts Sample scripts Other Directory ServicesLocal Accounts and Windows NT 4.0 AccountsUser Accounts Resources Join | Indeed Jobs | Advertise Copyright © 1998-2016 ENGINEERING.com, Inc. So, for the user we created in the last post, we will change the “User cannot change password” flag to YES.
That is why a logical operator must be used. I'm wondering if running it as SYSTEM is causing issues. Please note that all these Boolean values are expressed in bit masks. I have an example VBScript to remove this permission for one user linked here: http://www.rlmueller.net/Cannot%20Change%20PW.htm This could be incorporated in the script I posted above.
Well, woops. When working with bitmasks, you’ll often see code like this:If objUser.UserFlags AND ADS_UF_PASSWD_CANT_CHANGE Then In plain English, this can be read as “If the userFlags attribute is present and if the All rights reserved. If the switch for User Can’t Change Password is on, then the user can’t change his or her password; if the switch is off, then the user can change their password.
You could stick to the first approach. All we’re doing here is toggling the value of the user can’t change password switch. Script Set Password Never Expires Local User And as we stood there talking, the unplugged UPS started smoking Water Cooler I'm talking to the director of IT (Adam) in our work room and a small UPS that's just Net User objUser.Put "ntSecurityDescriptor", objSecDescriptor objUser.SetInfo ' Clean up.
I have an example VBScript to remove this permission for one user linked here: http://www.rlmueller.net/Cannot%20Change%20PW.htm This could be incorporated in the script I posted above. http://ibuildsystem.com/user-cannot/vbscript-uncheck-user-cannot-change-password.php Please note from the script that this value in AD is the “ADS_UF_PASSWD_CANT_CHANGE” property. If you want one and not the other, you can just comment it out of the script. RE: AD: user cannot change password tvbruwae (Programmer) (OP) 20 Nov 07 01:54 OK, so there is no difference in what the code actually does then..
We don't want them to be able to change the passwords we set, and we don't want the passwords to expire. So, back to business. Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! news I was able to creaet a local act and password and set to never expirse using a bat file. NOTE: Setting password to never expire just greys out the option 'account
Any other suggestions? That’s what the XOR command does. Hence we use this line of code, which takes action only if the switch is not on:If Not objUser.UserFlags AND ADS_UF_PASSWD_CANT_CHANGE Then Now we’re really going to confuse you.
Activity Log Launching program: 'C:\WINDOWS\System32\cscript.exe' '"C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Dell\KACE\\kbots_cache\packages\kbots\304\expire.vbs techs"' wait='true' billythekid45 4 years ago Here is expire.vbs 'Pass in the name of the local user account as an argument Dim Plain text without HTML formatting. Legal | Feedback 8971ac5 Tue November 1 16:43:30 EDT 2016"www.itninja.com The only issue is when the script tries to run on 700 PCs most the PCs get the error message that "no more connections to this PC can be made b/c
Set objACESelf = CreateObject("AccessControlEntry") objACESelf.Trustee = "NT AUTHORITY\SELF" objACESelf.AceFlags = 0 if Value then objACESelf.AceType = ADS_ACETYPE_ACCESS_DENIED_OBJECT else objACESelf.AceType = ADS_ACETYPE_ACCESS_ALLOWED_OBJECT end if objACESelf.Flags = ADS_ACEFLAG_OBJECT_TYPE_PRESENT objACESelf.objectType = CHANGE_PASSWORD_GUID objACESelf.AccessMask = Also, remember you do need to have the necessary permissions to the AD forest to be able to make changes using this script. And, as promised, here are some other local user account properties that can be managed using the userFlags attribute: Property Constant Value Logon script will be executed ADS_UF_SCRIPT &H0001 Account is http://ibuildsystem.com/user-cannot/vbscript-ad-user-cannot-change-password.php That part is fairly intuitive; the only hard part of dealing with a bitmask is that the “switches” don’t have names like User Can’t Change Password.