Join Ed Liberman for an in-depth discussion in this video Configure account lockout policy settings, part of Windows Server 2012 R2: Configure and Manage Active Directory.
- In an Active Directory environment, users are typically…expected to authenticate using a user name and a password.…Sometimes other people will attempt…to guess those passwords.…Well, we have an account lockout policy which can help…prevent people from getting away…with guessing a users password.…Now, in order to manage the account lockout policy,…I need to go into one of our domain controllers.…It can really be any domain controller,…so I'm going to go into DC 1.…Here in DC 1, in the Server Manager,…I'm going to go to the Tools menu,…and I'm going to select Group Policy Management.…
The account lockout policy is managed…through group policy.…And if you're familiar with group policy objects,…you know that you can create many of them,…and they can be linked to all sorts of different places…within your environment.…Similar to the password policy,…the account lockout policy…must be implemented at the domain level.…So, if I expand my Forest, expand Domains, and then expand…my landonhotel.local domain, you will see that I have…
Ed Liberman shows how to configure service authentication, domain controllers, and account policies, and maintain Active Directory so that it remains stable and secure. He'll cover virtualizing domain controllers, Active Directory backup and recovery, password policy management, and Kerberos policies and delegation.
- Installing read-only domain controllers
- Configuring virtual domain controllers
- Backing up Active Directory
- Recovering Active Directory
- Configuring account policies: password, lockout, and Kerberos
- Configuring service accounts
- Managing service accounts