Accounts are getting locked automatically

If useraccount are getting locked on and on, then they are most of the time locked on to another machine or they are used in services. This is a common issue with administrative accounts after a password change.

The following Links provide background informations and procedures how to find those accounts and the tools will support you in that task.

813500 Support WebCast: Microsoft Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003: Password and Account Lockout Features

Account Passwords and Policies Whitepaper

Account Lockout and Management Tools

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