How to Trace the Source of a Bad Password and Account Lockout in AD

In this blog, we will see how to trace the source of a bad password and account lockout in Active Directory. Step 1: Download Account Lockout Status tool from Microsoft from You can download from here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=15201 Step 2: Now Run LockoutStatus.exe For this you need to run the .msi to extract the files and … Read more

Common Causes for Account Lockouts – Resolution and Troubleshooting Steps

In this article, we will discuss about the Common Causes for Account Lockouts and troubleshooting steps and resolutions for account lockouts. In order to avoid account lockouts, you need to check each computer on which a lockout occurred for the following reasons: Programs: Most of the programs cache credentials or keep active threads that retain … Read more

How to Troubleshoot Account Lockout in Active Directory

Here are the steps to troubleshoot account lockout issue in the Active Directory using Microsoft Account Lockout and Management Tools. Microsoft Account Lockout and Management Tools: Microsoft “Account Lockout and Management Tools” are included with AlTools.exe that assist you in managing accounts and in troubleshooting account lockouts. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=18465 Also, you can enable auditing at the domain level for … Read more

Does GDPR affect non-European Companies

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) wills going to affect from May 25th 2018 and we know it includes fines of up to the greater of €20 Million or 4 percent of corporate annual turnover for firms that do not comply. The GDPR covers companies, business and organizations operating within the EU. But there are questions … Read more