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Unlocking users via program/script that would automate the task.

Posted on 2004-08-26
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I am lookin for a software or a program that would change the badpwdcount or the account lock to 0 or true. I would nead an automated task for it (reason generic account and people that can'T type 4 dang letters in less then 10 attempt).


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Unlocking Domain user accounts using scripts

Copy the following into notepad and save it with a .vbs extension.

'-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Usr_AccountUnlock.vbs
'
' Developer: Charles (charles@serverguys.com)
' Developed: 2000-08-01
' Modified: 2000-08-01
' Version: 1.0
'
' Description: Uses ADSI to unlock the given account
'-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

'-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
' *** Definitions ***
'-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
dim acct
dim dom
dim UsrObj

'-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
' *** Main Script ***
'-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
' Display an inputbox requesting the account to unlock
acct = inputbox("Please enter the account name.", "Unlock Account")

' Display an inputbox requesting the domain name to look in
dom = inputbox("Please enter the domain name where this account resides.", "Unlock Account")

wscript.echo "Beginning unlock of account " & dom & "\" & acct

Set UsrObj = GetObject("WinNT://" & dom & "/" & acct)
If UsrObj.IsAccountLocked = TRUE Then
   UsrObj.IsAccountLocked = FALSE
   UsrObj.SetInfo
End If

wscript.echo "Completed unlock of account " & dom & "\" & acct

'-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
' *** End Main ***
'-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Courtesy of http://www.serverguys.com/scripts/winnt.htm
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