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allow lockout of local administrator

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allow lockout of local administrator
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michko earned 250 total points
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assuming you want to lock out the local administrator, this article will show you how:
http://www.techrepublic.com/article/disable-the-administrator-account-in-windows-server-2003/6036959

you should carefully consider the potential consequences of this though.

Another article that may be useful:
http://www.techrepublic.com/article/debunking-two-myths-about-the-windows-administrator-account/6043016

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Do you mean that if password of local administrator is being typed wrongly few times, that account should be locked ? It should be available by default, when you have specified domain password policy. The only one account which is not affected is Administrator in built-in container in the domain (domain administrator)

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Krzysztof
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