Troubleshooting AD account lockouts

Troubleshooting an AD account that keeps locking out

Have installed lockout tool (just cant see it after installation) can you install it on a client pc and point to the Domain controller?

What logs do I need to look at on domain controller to see account status etc?
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Matt MinorTechnical Systems AnalystCommented:
AlexSenior Infrastructure AnalystCommented:
Use EventCombMT and then use the build in search for account lockouts. Easiest place to start.


austin minorCommented:
Get help from this article to troubleshoot Account Lockout in Active Directory.

Make the search for Event ID: 4740.

Also, do a log search for Event ID 4625 using EventTracker.

To effectively troubleshoot account lockout issue, we need to enable auditing at the domain level for the following events:

Account Logon Events – Failure

Account Management – Success

Logon Events – Failure

Get help from this article to audit the successful or failed logon and logoff attempts in the network using the audit policies.

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Matt MinorTechnical Systems AnalystCommented:
The article link I posted which was authored by an EE member has the same and better content.

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