account lockout policy

Discussion in 'Windows Server' started by DD, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. DD

    DD Guest

    the currently DC policy
    reset account lokout counter "30mins"
    Acount lockout duration is "0" account is locked out until administrator
    unlocks it.

    Will the a/c auto reset after 30mins or until administrator unlocks it,
    which one take effect ?
    DD, Feb 17, 2009
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  2. "DD" wrote
    This means the following:
    1. You've got, say, three attempts to type in correct password
    2. You type wrong password twice.
    3. You wait 30 minutes and after that you will get three new attempts
    4. If you don't wait and enter the wrong password for the third time, your
    account will be locked until administrator unlocks it.
    Dusko Savatovic, Feb 20, 2009
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