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Resetting the password of a Windows local user

You can use System Manager to reset the password of a Windows local user. For example, you might want to reset the password if the password is compromised or if the user has forgotten the password.

About this task

The password must meet the following criteria:


  1. Expand the Storage Virtual Machines hierarchy in the left navigation pane.
  2. In the navigation pane, select the Storage Virtual Machine (SVM), and click Configuration > Local Users and Groups > Windows.
  3. In the Users tab, select the user whose password you want to reset and click Set Password.
  4. In the Reset Password window, set a new password for the user.
  5. Confirm the new password and click Reset.