Recover AD User Password using Veeam Explorer for Active Directory

Recover AD User Password using Veeam Explorer for Active Directory. Users OU got deleted from Active Directory? Yes, we can restore it. How about the passwords? All the users will prompt for new passwords? Is this risk and also an annoying experience for end-users?

How to tackle this kind of situation? Veeam has released a beta version of Veeam Explorer for Active Directory (VEAD).  VEAD also has the unique ability to recover passwords!

Recover AD User Password

As mentioned above, I’ve seen accidental deletion of OUs and how much panic it can create in an organization. With the Recover Passwords feature, none of the users will be prompted to set the new password upon the first login, which is a very innovative solution. Isn’t it?

Download the beta version of Veeam Explorer for Active Directory (VEAD) from the Veeam forums
http://forums.veeam.com/veeam-backup-replication-f2/veeam-explorer-for-active-directory-t21038.html

Veeam Explorer for Active Directory (VEAD) allows us to restore AD Users, Groups, Contacts, Computers etc… directly from a virtual backup.  

Veeam Explorer for Active Directory (VEAD) allows restoring individual items from Active Directory even if recycle bin is not available or not enabled. Recover AD User Password.

Veeam AD Explorer Recover AD User Password
Image Credits to Timothy Dewin Recover AD User Password

Following are the some of the other innovative products from Veeam.

Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange
Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Sharepoint
Veeam Explorer for Storage Snapshots

The pre requisite for Veeam Explorer for Active Directory (VEAD) is Veeam Backup & Replication server v7.

Step by step VEAD installation  instructions here via Timothy Dewin.

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