LAPS Prerequisites

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This post is regarding what are the Prerequisites of the LAPS- Local Administrator Password Solution.

Microsoftโ€™s LAPS is a useful tool for automatically managing Windows computer local Administrator passwords. LAPS stores the password for each computer’s local administrator account in Active Directory, secured in a confidential attribute in the computer’s corresponding Active Directory object.

LAPS helps to reduce the workload and help local administrator or desktop team to manage local administrator password in active directory for a number of machines.

We need to confirm the following before we go ahead with the Microsoft LAPS configuration.

  • Supported Operating SystemWindows Server 2019, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2016, Windows 10, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2022

    • Active Directory: (requires AD schema extension)
        โ€ข Windows 2003 SP1 or later.
      Managed machines:
        โ€ข Windows Server 2003 SP2 or later, or Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition SP2 or later.
           Note: Itanium-based machines are not supported.
      Management tools:
        โ€ข .NET Framework 4.0
        โ€ข PowerShell 2.0 or later

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