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. Also, you can enable auditing at the domain level for … Read more

How to force all users to change their Active Directory password at next logon

You need to open Active Directory Users and Computers MMC snap-in (DSA.MSC) by selecting Start -> Administrative Tools -> Active Directory Users and Computers, and then locate your desired AD user. Right-click on the account and select Properties. To force the user account to change the password, just tick the “User must change password at next logon” … Read more