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How to tell Password Manager to use a specific Domain Controller
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KB1866 | Last review: Oct 03, 2016 | Netwrix Password Manager | All Versions
|Question||How to point Password Manager to use a specific Domain Controller for all account operations (password reset, password change etc..).|
|Answer||In order to do this perform the following:
1) On the server that the Password Manager Service is running on open the registry and navigate to HKLM\Software\Netwrix\Password Manager (for 64-bit systems go to HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\Netwrix\Password Manager).
2) Create a new String Value named TargetDC and specify the IP address of the domain controller you would like to use.
3) Restart the Password Manager service after making this registry change to ensure the change is reflected in the next operation.
4) To verify the change is being applied you can navigate to the product install directory and find the ALService text file. You can then search for the string "target_comp" occurring at a time AFTER the registry modification was made.
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