Find account lockout events in your security logs

This is a good tip to employ if you need to find out which of your machine's account is being locked out on your network.

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If you have set an account lockout policy and enabled auditing, remember -- all account lockout instances will be recorded in your security event logs. If you're having a related problem, reviewing these logs is a great way to find out which machine's account is being locked out on your network.

This was first published in December 2002

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