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Active Directory Attributes » Active Directory password attribute: ms-DS-Password-Reversible-Encryption-Enabled

Active Directory password attribute: ms-DS-Password-Reversible-Encryption-Enabled

This attribute shows whether the Store passwords using reversible encryption setting is enabled or not. Certain applications may use protocols that require a domain user’s password for working. When this setting is enabled for a user, it means the password of that user can be decrypted. Hence, this setting should never be enabled for a user account unless the application requirement overrides the need to protect the password and user account.

CN ms-DS-Password-Reversible-Encryption-Enabled
Ldap-Display-Name msDS-PasswordReversibleEncryptionEnabled
Attribute-Id 1.2.840.113556.1.4.2016
System-Id-Guid 75ccdd8f-af6c-4487-bb4b-69e4d38a959c

For more details about this attribute, refer to this Microsoft document.

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