Re: user's account frequently gets locked out

From: Torgeir Bakken \(MVP\) (Torgeir.Bakken-spam_at_hydro.com)
Date: 07/21/05


Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 17:47:02 +0200

Seelan wrote:

> Hi folks,
> We're running 2003 AD server and XP clients. One of the user's
> account frequently gets locked out. He has to call help desk
> often to unlock it and it would take him 30-40 mins to log back
> in. Any solutions?
Hi,

Account Lockout and Management Tools
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=7AF2E69C-91F3-4E63-8629-B999ADDE0B9E&displaylang=en

and

Troubleshooting account lockout problems in Windows Server 2003, in
Windows 2000, and in Windows NT 4.0
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;315585

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