?
Solved

How to check what time the AD account was lock out

Posted on 2010-08-12
4
Medium Priority
?
849 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Hi,

I know that there is a Microsoft Lockout toolkit but it has to be installed on the DC which is out of bounds. Hence is there a alternative to find out what time the particular AD account was locked out and if possible why?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Decarn
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
4 Comments
 
LVL 24

Expert Comment

by:B H
ID: 33426527
accounts that are locked out are either because of bad passwords real quickly, or the account became disabled (expired, or not allowed to log in during this time of day)

both of these can be found in the event logs (start > run > eventvwr > security)
filter the security log for event id 539 to see when it was locked out

you might find more info about why/from where, if you filter for these event id's:
529, 644, 675, 676, 681, 12294
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:jaswinder108
ID: 33426533
Try enable advance features in A.D MMC and then click user properties to see if you get the required details.
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:SylvainDrapeau
ID: 33426756
Hello !

You can download this package from Microsoft : http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=7AF2E69C-91F3-4E63-8629-B999ADDE0B9E&displaylang=en

Which contains the utility LockoutStatus.exe and the DLL AcctInfo.dll.

The lockoutstatus utility will give you all the informations you want about, obviously, the lockout status of a user, and the ability to unlock it, reset his password...

Or you can register acctinfo.dll : copy it to C:\Windows\System32 and launch the command "regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\acctinfo.dll". This will add a tab in the users properties in ADUC that will also give you the information you want.

Syldra
0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
GhouseAdmin earned 2000 total points
ID: 33435779
Hi,

You can find detailed information regarding the account status and its usage, when it was locked out, when the user was logged on successfully, how many times user used bad passwords etc.., from:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc738772%28WS.10%29.aspx

This microsoft site gives more information on different error codes of Account lockout:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc776964%28WS.10%29.aspx

You can find all the information that you wanted in above mentioned sites.


Ghouse Mohiddin

0

Featured Post

How Blockchain Is Impacting Every Industry

Blockchain expert Alex Tapscott talks to Acronis VP Frank Jablonski about this revolutionary technology and how it's making inroads into other industries and facets of everyday life.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This script will sweep a range of IP addresses (class c only, 255.255.255.0) and report to a log the version of office installed. What it does: 1.)      Creates log file in the directory the script is run from (if it doesn't already exist) 2.)      Sweep…
Not long ago I saw a question in the VB Script forum that I thought would not take much time. You can read that question (Question ID  (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Visual_Basic/VB_Script/Q_28455246.html)28455246) Here (http…
Add bar graphs to Access queries using Unicode block characters. Graphs appear on every record in the color you want. Give life to numbers. Hopes this gives you ideas on visualizing your data in new ways ~ Create a calculated field in a query: …
Visualize your data even better in Access queries. Given a date and a value, this lesson shows how to compare that value with the previous value, calculate the difference, and display a circle if the value is the same, an up triangle if it increased…
Suggested Courses

771 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question