To disable or enable the auditing and account lockout policy

Disable or enable the Small Business Server Account Lockout Policy

To complete this procedure, you must be logged on as a member of the Domain Admins security group.

  1. Open Server Management.
  2. In the console tree, click Advanced Management, right-click Group Policy Management, and then click Add forest.
  3. In the Add forest dialog box, enter the domain name. When prompted Do you want to add this forest with this domain?, click Yes.
  4. In the console tree, under Group Policy Management, click Forest:forestname, click Domains, right-click Small Business Server Account Lockout Policy, and then click Edit.
  5. In Group Policy Object Editor, click Computer Configuration, click Windows Settings, and then click Security Settings.
  6. Under Security Settings, click Account Policies, and then click Account Lockout Policy.
  7. In the details pane, double-click each of the following policies, and modify settings as needed: Account lockout duration, Account lockout threshold, and Reset account lockout counter after.
  8. Click Apply, click OK, and then close Group Policy Object Editor.
  9. Close Group Policy Management.

Note

  • To open Server Management, click Start, and then click Server Management.

Disable or enable the Small Business Server Auditing Policy

To complete this procedure, you must be logged on as a member of the Domain Admins security group.

  1. Open Server Management.
  2. In the console tree, click Advanced Management, right-click Group Policy Management, and then click Add forest.
  3. In the Add forest dialog box, enter the domain name. When prompted Do you want to add this forest with this domain?, click Yes.
  4. In the console tree, under Group Policy Management, click Forest:forestname, click Domains, right-click domainname, click Domain Controllers, right-click Small Business Server Auditing Policy, and then click Edit.
  5. In Group Policy Object Editor, click Computer Configuration, click Windows Settings, click Security Settings, and then click Local Policies.
  6. Under Security Settings, click Local Policies, and then click Audit Policy.
  7. In the details pane, double-click Audit logon events, and modify settings as needed.
  8. Click Apply, click OK, and then close Group Policy Object Editor.
  9. Close Group Policy Management.

Note

  • To open Server Management, click Start, and then click Server Management.

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