Changing Your Password on a Mac

You can change your Active Directory password on the Mac System OS X.  Changing your Active Directory password will change it for all computers and services that use Active Directory.

  • For  OS X 10.4 and 10.5

1.  Login with your AD acct.  (e111223)

2.  From the Apple Menu in the top Left, select System Preferences.




3.  Click on the Accounts button in the lower left.


4.  Click 'Change Password'



5.  Enter your old password once and your new password twice.  Click 'Change Password'  to save.





  • For OS X 10.3.9

1.  Login with your ADacct. (e111223)

2. From the Apple Menu in the top Left, select SystemPreferences.




3. Click on the Accounts button in the lowerleft.



4. Start to enter a new password in the password field.  A pop-up window will prompt you for your current or old password.




5.  Enter your current or old password.




6.  Enter your new password two times.

7.  Close System Preferences and click OK on the KeyChain notification.