troubleshooting Question

security loophole for GPO - account lockout

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Active DirectoryWindows Server 2008
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Is it just me, or is "net accounts /lockoutthreshold:x" a way to circumvent security settings pushed by GPO.

Example - I can't edit the local security policy to change lockout settings, but I can run cmd as administrator and run the above command and set the lockout "higher" than the GPO - effectively making it *LESS* secure than the GPO.

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