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What's locking out my Domain Profile?

By llafever ·
After changing my Win2K Domain Password in Active Directory' My account now gets locked out several times per day. How can I tell what's locking out my Profile?

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by S_K_K In reply to What's locking out my Dom ...

If it is a laptop, then may be you are activating the NUM LOCK which inturn makes you enter wrong passwords. This leads to account lock out. Make sure you are not having NUM Lock ON before entering your password. Or try to type your password on a notepad to see if it is correct before you enter the same

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by llafever In reply to What's locking out my Dom ...

My account is not being locked out by me logging in. There's a Service, Mapping, or something somewhere on our Domain that's locking out the account. My question is: How can I tell Where the bad Mapping or Service is that's still using my OLD password? I've checked the Event Logs and it's not showing up.

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by gpartridge In reply to What's locking out my Dom ...

Check your local and domain security policies. This is where lockouts can be configured.
What error message are you getting?
How many servers/sites do you have?

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by rickrbyrne In reply to What's locking out my Dom ...

Did you set login time restrictions by any chance.

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by rickrbyrne In reply to

Yeah in the Active Directory you should be able to find it.

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by llafever In reply to What's locking out my Dom ...

I have 1 Domain, 6 sites, 41 Servers, and 550 Users.

There are no log-in Time restrictions on My account.

I don't want to disable the lockout Security Policy, I simply need to find what or where my OLD password is still configured so I can change it. When a User account is locked out shouldn't it be logged somewhere? I know it is logged in the Event Log when a remote User is locked dout.

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by Winterfrost In reply to What's locking out my Dom ...

PsLoggedOn from SysInternals (freeware) will scan all computers on your network and tell you if a given user account is logged on locally (i.e. interactive or service login) or remotely. More information here: http://www.techbytes.ca/techbyte79.html

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