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Can I change multiple users' passwords using LDIFDE?

What is the best way to change multiple users' passwords (for example, netusers) using LDIFDE?
You cannot change passwords with LDIFDE. You could, however, use it to force a mass of users to change their passwords at the next logon, which might be the next best thing. Combine that with a policy regarding password retention and you would probably have the same net effect.
This was first published in May 2003

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