Windows Server 2012 R2

Resetting the Directory Services Restore Mode (DSRM) Password in Windows Server 2012 R2

Directory Services Mode (DSRM) password is created during the domain controller promotion process. During Active Directory Domain Services Installation Wizard, you were asked to provide a password for the DSRM administrator. This administrator account (Administrator) is separate from the domain administrator account. This account is used once you boot in DSRM.

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