Scripting Question

Change Local Admin Account Name Remotely

03/10/2016 880 views
Does anyone know how to do this remotely when trying to change the local admin account name?

I know it can be done via GPO but we do not have that capability yet.

Thank you.
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Community Chosen Answer

Y'all seem to be missing the point of his question, he's asking to change the NAME, not the password:

Answered 03/11/2016 by: nheyne
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a quick google turned this up...
direct from Technet...

Answered 03/10/2016 by: Pressanykey
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  • Congrats on your red belt PressanyKey (:
  • I have used psexec for password changes but I was focusing on the local admin account name.
    • pspasswd can be used for both local and remote machines...

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