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Can workstation and server passwords be changed remotely without AD?

I was just going over your response to the question: Can I get away with not enabling Active Directory? and now I wonder if there is a way to use this method and allow the users to change their password on their workstations and the server without having to be physically at the server?
In the configuration you've described, the account database on the workstations and servers will not automatically synchronize, and will need to be changed manually in both places. You can use a Web application to allow users to change their passwords on the server, see Changing passwords over the Web for an example. (Although, I don't know specifically if that specific solution will work on a non-AD-enabled server.) Once again, this solution becomes less manageable, the more users and resources your network creates/acquires.
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