Active Directory account lockout help
We have over 50 domain controllers in our Active Directory domain. Occasionally, we get calls
from users reporting account lockouts that are happening several times a day. This problem occurs
99% of the time after a user has logged onto a computer, changed his password, and then forgotten
to log off.
To find the computer that's causing the lockouts, we use Microsoft's free utility,
, to search
the security logs with the user's ID; it returns all the security events associated with that ID.
This saves many hours of manually searching the security logs.
This was first published in October 2003
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