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,

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EventComb, 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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