Verification of Active Directory users can sometimes be quite complicated. This is particularly the case when a user is unable to login to the Domain. It can be tough to assess the issue if the user is tied to the system and does not have rights to login to other computers.
Changing the password or unlocking the account can only be useful if the password has expired, the user account has been locked out, etc. It can be of no use if there is an issue with the system like the accidental deletion of the Default User profile in Windows. A remedy to such problems can be the use of a portable tool called User Authentication Against Active Directory. It allows you to check the user name and password of an Active Directory user within a click. This includes both Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 based Active Directory users.
Just add domain name and other credentials to check the authentication of a user and click on the Check button. You will automatically be informed if the user is invalid or authentic.
It works on
- Windows XP
- Windows Vista
- Windows 7
- Windows Server 2003
- Windows Server 2008 (including Windows Server 2008R2)