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Sending an email when an Active Directory account is locked

Posted on 2008-06-13
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Is it possible that when a user's account on Active Directory is locked, as well as an entry being made in the event logs, can Active Directory send an email as an extra record of the fact that the account was locked?

The reason I'm asking is that our company auditors have made this a "requirement" (yeah, in the loosest sense of the word IMHO!), but if it isn't possible, I'll gladly relay the information :-)

Regards
Paul
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kamleshgwalani earned 500 total points
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They are available but you might to look for 3rd party tools as inbuilt you cant.
Check out this
http://www.bluechillies.com/list/active-directory-account-lockout.html
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lol yeah its not exactly an inbuilt option - and i personally love raising my finger just a touch at auditors :) happy bunch arent they
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kamleshgwalani .... thanks for the link, although didn't find anything on that link that would do the exact job, there's a few related things we found that could well be very useful

Jay jay.... Yep :-)  They're happy, full of vitality, and very interesting people............ spot the lie!
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spotted! *grin*
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