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Frequent Network Account Lockouts - ADVAPI - inetinfo Process on Exchange Server

Posted on 2009-04-06
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Every 30 seconds one of my network accounts is locked out. The Logon Process is Advapi and the PID is inetinfo.  None of my services or scheduled tasks use this account name.  I've  spent an insane amount of time trying to figure this out!  Any help or thoughts is appreciated.
Logon Failure:

 	Reason:		Account locked out

 	User Name:	helpdesk

 	Domain:	tsmith

 	Logon Type:	3

 	Logon Process:	Advapi  

 	Authentication Package:	Negotiate

 	Workstation Name:	TS-MAIL1

 	Caller User Name:	TS-MAIL1$

 	Caller Domain:	tsmith

 	Caller Logon ID:	(0x0,0x3E7)

 	Caller Process ID: 1836

 	Transited Services: -

 	Source Network Address:	-

 	Source Port:	-

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Found this in a prior question and it worked for me.  Used Wireshark to identify source of lockout.

http://blogs.msdn.com/puneetgupta/archive/2007/08/20/unknown-username-or-bad-password-inetinfo-exe-advapi.aspx

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