Would you like to learn how to find out the locked user accounts in Active Directory using Powershell? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to use Powershell to find locked user accounts in Active Directory using the command line.

• Windows 2012 R2
• Windows 2016
• Windows 2019
• Windows 10
• Windows 11

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Tutorial Powershell - Find locked user accounts

As an Administrator, start an elevated Powershell command-line.

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Install the required Powershell module.

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List the available CMDLETS.

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Here is the command output.

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Find the locked user accounts in Active Directory.

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Here is the command output.

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List only locked user accounts in Active Directory.

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Here is the command output.

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There are multiple ways to search for locked user accounts.

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On a domain controller, search for events related to user lock.

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Here is the command output.

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Filter events related to a specific user lock.

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Here is the command output.

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Congratulations! You are able to find locked user accounts using Powershell.