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To verify that there are no unlocked accounts that have exceeded the account lockout threshold for the domain: Open a command prompt as an administrator on the local computer. It looks to be password spoof or brute force attack has been performed may by by virus/worm/malware or some mischievous person within or outside organization. For instance, if the account name is the name of a service account, then you can be reasonably certain that you are looking for a miss-configured service. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winserverDS/thread/94a7399f-7e7b-4404-9509-1e9ac08690a8/ http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winserverDS/thread/1c7e66a4-6a81-4118-89df-2e290852c3cc/ Hope this helpsBest Regards, Sandesh Dubey.

Add link Text to display: Where should this link go? share|improve this answer answered Jun 25 '11 at 14:13 Ben Pilbrow 11.1k42654 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. This might help provide further info > in the security event log about which DC is attempting the authentication > and the user account. > My inital reaction would be that https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc733228(v=ws.10).aspx

Event Id 12294 Vss

The SAM database was unable to lockout the account of due to a resource error, such as a hard disk write failure (the specific error code is in the error data). Accounts are locked after a certain number of bad passwords are provided so please consider resetting the password of the account mentioned above. If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.Would you like to participate? For instance, if the account name is the name of a service account, then you can be reasonably certain that you are looking for a miss-configured service.

In my case I found eight PCs affecting our DC. Marked as answer by Yan Li_Moderator Thursday, September 20, 2012 7:11 AM Thursday, September 13, 2012 3:17 AM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in to vote Hi, Error ID This session was left logged in/active. A50200c0 By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and to receive emails from Spiceworks.

You’ll be auto redirected in 1 second. Advertisements Latest Threads Alienware 13 (2016) Becky posted Nov 1, 2016 at 5:35 PM WCG Stats Tuesday 01 November 2016 WCG Stats posted Nov 1, 2016 at 7:00 AM Titanfall 2 Have you seen the KB below that mentions AD collisions as a possibility? x 79 Jason S.

This can be caused by a mis-configured service, a hacking attempt or a virus (such as W32/Sdbot.worm or W32.Randex.F) Pure Capsaicin Oct 26, 2011 peter Non Profit, 101-250 Employees thanks for Microsoft-windows-directory-services-sam I am just worried that this is a problem with the AD itself. Accounts are locked after a certain number of bad > passwords are provided so please consider resetting the password of the > account mentioned above. > > Anybody seen this before?? Add your comments on this Windows Event!

Event Id 12294 Sam Domain Controller

Accounts are locked after a certain number of bad passwords are provided so please consider resetting the password of the account mentioned above. https://community.spiceworks.com/windows_event/show/5704-microsoft-windows-directory-services-sam-12294 Access to that server required AUTHENTICATING as Domain Administrator since I was logged in as Local Admin on the 2000 server. Event Id 12294 Vss Data: 0000: English: This information is only available to subscribers. Event Id 12294 Administrator Account To ensure that no accounts have exceeded the lockout threshold, type dsquery * -filter "&((objectCategory=user)(badPwdCount>=Tn)(!lockoutTime>=000))" -attr samAccountName, where Tn is the account lockout threshold value from the previous query, and then

Add Cancel × Insert code Language Apache AppleScript Awk BASH Batchfile C C++ C# CSS ERB HTML Java JavaScript Lua ObjectiveC PHP Perl Text Powershell Python R Ruby Sass Scala SQL A machine is infected by virus it could not be trusted no longer. See ME824209 on how to use the EventCombMT utility to search the event logs of multiple computers for account lockouts. Related Management Information Account Lockout Active Directory Community Additions ADD Show: Inherited Protected Print Export (0) Print Export (0) Share IN THIS ARTICLE Is this page helpful? C00002a5

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc733228%28v=ws.10%29.aspx I would involve my security/network team & use Netmon/Wireshark tool to verify the source from which password is been tried to guessed or cracked or just try to lockout. As the administrator cannot be locked out, this event is logged instead. The SAM is attempting to lock out the account that exceeded the threshold for the number of incorrect passwords entered. Thanks again Blake "Steven L Umbach" <> wrote in message news:[email protected]_s04... > Hi Blake. > > Have you seen the KB below that mentions AD collisions as a possibility?

Custom search for *****: Google - Bing - Microsoft - Yahoo Feedback: Send comments or solutions - Notify me when updated Printer friendly Subscribe Subscribe to EventID.Net now!Already a subscriber? Event Id 12294 The Sam Database Was Unable To Lockout This might help provide further info in the security event log about which DC is attempting the authentication and the user account. Are you an IT Pro?

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I > have not > seen it myself, so can not offer much more as far as a solution but I > thought you > might be interested in the KB. Help Desk » Inventory » Monitor » Community » home| search| account| evlog| eventreader| it admin tasks| tcp/ip ports| documents | contributors| about us Event ID/Source search Event ID: Event ID: 12294 Woes http://blogs.technet.com/b/mempson/archive/2012/01/13/event-id-12294-woes.aspx Malicious Software Removal tool Virus to remove the Win32/Conficker malware family. Join the IT Network or Login.

It could be a service trying to log on... <> wrote in message news:... > Blake, I would consider the fact that it could be someone attempting to > guess a The SAM maintains user account information, including groups to which a user belongs. Join the IT Network or Login. I think there was a Windows Explorer window opened which was used to access the Server (2003) with the 12294 error event.

At the command prompt, type dsquery * -filter "(objectCategory=domain)" -attr lockoutThreshold, and then press ENTER. All was fine after that. The SAM event indicates that the enough attempts were made on the administrator account to cross the Account lockout threshold. Accounts are locked after a certain number of bad passwords are provided so please consider resetting the password of the account mentioned above.

x 85 Anonymous Per a recent call with Microsoft, open the Netlogon.log file (in W2K, it is in C:\WINNT\Debug). Since it is only a couple of times a day that would not be my first guess. If you can run SMART checks or other diagnostics on your disks, identify if one is failing and replace as necessary. MCSE|MCSA:Messaging|MCTS|MCITP:Enterprise Adminitrator | My Blog Disclaimer: This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees , and confers no rights.

Potentially the automatic refresh of the Explorer window on the 2000 server caused a failed login and in its turn producing the 12294 error. The content you requested has been removed. Email Reset Password Cancel Need to recover your Spiceworks IT Desktop password? Stay logged in Welcome to PC Review!

Accounts are locked after a certain number of bad passwords are provided so please consider resetting the password of the account mentioned above.

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