PowerShell: Reset Password for All Users inside an OU

$ouName="Funky Dudes"
$ouPath = "ou=$ouName,dc=intranet,dc=baam,dc=com"
$plaintextPassword='WHATPASSWORD?'

$users=Get-ADUser -Filter * -SearchBase $ouPath | Select-object Name,UserPrincipalName,DistinguishedName
foreach ($user in $users){
    write-host "Resetting '$($user.Name)' password to '$plaintextPassword'";
    pause;
    try{
        Set-ADAccountPassword -Identity $user.DistinguishedName -Reset -NewPassword (ConvertTo-SecureString -AsPlainText $plaintextPassword -Force);
        write-host "'$($user.DistinguishedName)' password has been reset successfully";
        }
    catch{
        write-host 'failed.'
        }
}

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