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Domain Administrator account locked out

Posted on 2012-04-10
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I have a virtual environment with 30 + VM's. Recently I noticed that my domain admin account started to get locked out. I believe somewhere the domain admin password may be setup wrong on a service or application. Is there an easy way to determine where that problem is on my network?
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by:Paul MacDonald
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The security logs should tell you what machine the request is coming from.  You'll have to do some detective work after that.
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Please use AD lockuout tool to check

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=18465

some other tools for tracking what machine is causing the lockout: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc738772(v=ws.10).aspx
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Check out the tools from systernals.  
They may be able to assist you in narrowing down where the requests are being generated.  
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc738772(v=ws.10).aspx
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