Joe Richards brings us Unlock to unlock the user account specified. When you type unlock /?, you receive:
Unlock V02.00.00cpp Joe Richards ([email protected]) March 2003 Usage: Unlock server account \[switches\] server Domain Controller to unlock at (. is default DC) account sAMAccountName filter to match on Switches: (designated by - or /) -dn Display DN as well as sAMAccountName -view View only, don't change anything. -force Force 0 into pwdLastSet -value Override default of only showing locked accounts and will show any account with a lockoutTime value. -all Override default of only showing locked accounts and will show any account that matches filter. -utc Date/Time in UTC instead of local time. -t xxx Timeout for LDAP calls in seconds. Default 120. -b BaseDN BaseDN to start search at for userid Ex1: unlock dc1 username Unlock username on domain controller dc1 Ex2: unlock . username Unlock username on default domain controller Ex3: unlock . * -view Find locked accounts on default domain controller Ex3: unlock . * Find and unlock locked accounts on default domain controller This software is Freeware. Use it as you wish at your own risk. If you have improvement ideas, bugs, or just wish to say Hi, I receive email 24x7 and read it in a semi-regular timeframe. You can usually find me at [email protected]NOTE: See How can I tell if an account is expired, disabled, locked, etc...?