Even though it’s simple to reset a user account password, for an IT administrator like you, who has a ton of other critical stuff to do, it takes time. And, it’s definitely no fun at all considering the number of help desk tickets that you resolve for this task each day.
Why Do These Annoying Passwords Get Locked?
More often than not, you’ll have issues with passwords because one of the following might have happened.
Watch this video, and you may be able to relate to Pete’s frustrations on what he has to deal with every day.
Do you think it has resemblance to what happens in your life?
Tips to Avoid Password Reset Scenarios
The operational hurdle is one. Then, there’s the security threat. Do you know if unauthorized users are trying to break into network workstations? How will you detect that and keep your servers and workstations secure?
Security Tips to Monitor User Logon Actions
The Solution: SolarWinds Log & Event Manager
These tips will be of use especially for someone like Pete (and you of course!). SolarWinds Log & Event Manager (LEM) addresses both the operational and security perspectives of password lockout issues.