need to set policy on account so it does not lock out........
Posted on 2006-11-15
Ok im hoping someone can help with this one,
We currently are running a 2003 ad, with several sites managed by local it staff.
our default domain controller policy locks out user accounts after 3 invalid passwords to meet SOX requirements.
I current issue is that some of our sites have alot of usere that use the same account, to logon and do generic tasks. The account is locked down to be verry restricted on what the user can do.
But because so many people are using the one account, issues such as some one fat fingering the password or having the caps lock on causes the account to lock out after 3 invalid attempts thus locking out any one who uses the account.
I need a way set no lockout on this one account, but i dont see any options to do this in AD. Is there a way or is there some 3rd party software that would alow me to make this change so the user ID does not lock EVER?