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Active Directory user cannot be authenticated to Sharepoint server

Due to some unknown issue, some of my users' account in Active Directory (Windows 2008 R2) were being locked, as a result, they cannot access to Sharepoint site until remove the "lock".  However; while it was being locked, the user can access to Exchange 2010 server as usual, no prompting for user name and password.  Apparently, affecting the Sharepoint only, where should I start to find out the problem?
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KANEWONGAuthor Commented:
Hi; after checking, I was wrong.  if the account is locked, the Exchange is not able to be accessed as well.

I am trying to find out why the accounts keep going to be locked, virus, or some other issue?  How can I check?
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Rainer JeschorCommented:
Hi,
this could be from various sources (programs, services,...).
This would be a good starting point
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itprosecurity/thread/52290128-cda7-4fa9-81d8-66ecf6fb0202/

HTH
Rainer
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KANEWONGAuthor Commented:
finally, we found the problem from a net-worm virus on one of the member server which brute-force the user account in domain.
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