How To Manage Active Directory Account Lockout Policies Using PowerShell

One of the steps you can take to secure your network from a breach is to configure a strong account lockout policy. In Active Directory the account lockout policy is not defined by default, so it will be up to you to decide on a policy for your organization. Once you have decided on an account lockout policy, you will need to implement it. One of the more efficient means to implement your account lockout policy is to use Windows PowerShell.

In this video, David will demonstrate how to create, view, and manage your account lockout policy using the Get-ADDefaultDomainPasswordPolicy and Set-ADDefaultDomainPasswordPolicy PowerShell cmdlets.

Prerequisites include: - Active Directory domain - Windows PowerShell 5.1 - Active Directory PowerShell Module