Is there a way that I can make it so that one Server 2003 Active Directory account will never lock out?

Posted on 2011-05-04
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Is there a way that I can make it so that one Server 2003 Active Directory account will never lock out?

I need this Active Directory account (and only this single Active Directory account0--none of the other accounts) to never lock out at any time; no matter how many times the passwords are entered incorrectly.
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    Not natively, only one PW policy per domain.  You can use 3rd party tools for additional PW policies


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    Isnt the built in administrator account that way?  
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    Upgrade to Windows 2008, which support multiple password policy.
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    Isnt the built in administrator account that way?

    Yes, but it is the only one,...and you can't do anything about it one way or the other.  It is like the others said, have to use third party products or move up to a 2008 Domain.
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    upgradet to 2008 for this.

    why/what account is being locekd out that you do not want ot lock out?

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