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Change of Enterprose Administrator Account Password

Posted on 2007-12-03
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Hi Guys,
Ever since we changed the enterprise Administrators password we keep getting this error in our event logs of our Domain controllers. We have a program called LogCaster monitoring these logs and we have started to get flooded with this email and we never did before.
The Event Details are as below:

4/12/2007 9:12:48 AM 644 Success Audit Account Management Security DC1 SYSTEM
User Account Locked Out: Target Account Name: Administrator Target Account ID: add\administrator Caller Machine Name: DC2 Caller User Name: DC1$ Caller Domain: add Caller Logon ID: (0x0,0x3E7)

and.....

4/12/2007 9:12:48 AM 644 Success Audit Account Management Security DC2 SYSTEM
 User Account Locked Out: Target Account Name: administrator Target Account ID: add\administrator Caller Machine Name: DC2 Caller User Name: DC2$ Caller Domain: add Caller Logon ID: (0x0,0x3E7)  

Cheers
Chris
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by:Jay_Jay70
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i am guessing you have a service running under that administrator logon and you havent updated the password on DC2
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by:ISfish
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checked that and no servies are running on the Domain controllers as administrator they are all local system or network services running
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by:Jay_Jay70
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hmmm no custom appz or sheduled tasks running under that admin account either?
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not from the domain controllers :(
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hmm not just DC's but anywhere in the business....Something is running and locking it out
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by:ISfish
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The weird this is that the account is not locked out.
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bloody weird! are they constant errors?
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by:ISfish
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yeah they are happening approximatley every 10 - 15 mins, sometimes 25mins. Very very strange
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lol Windows appears to be giving birth :) dont suppose there is much chance of a restart?
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