Want to set password lockout policy as only admin can unlock the domain account once its get locked after 3 attempts.

Aniket temgire 1 Reputation point

My organization required below settings in domain account lockout policy.

1) Account should get lockout after 3 attempts
2) Domain account should unlocked by Administrator only.

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  1. Limitless Technology 39,506 Reputation points

    Hi there,

    You must have Administrators rights on the local device, or you must have the appropriate permissions to update a Group Policy Object (GPO) on the domain controller to perform these procedures. You can follow the steps in the link to Configure security policy settings


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  2. Aniket temgire 1 Reputation point


    That's all i configured earlier. Required direct inputs for below points.
    We cannot define below settings as administrator unlock locked account only.

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