A brief idea of the machine setup: Two Win7 Pro machines A and B, with Account lockout threshold policy set to 3 attempts. Both the machines have same local user account(same user name) logged in but has different passwords.
My use case:
Access a shared folder of machine B from machine A. (\\serverA)
I get an error message as the referenced account is locked out. No dialog box for asking credentials is asked
May be because the accesing the share retries 3 times and the account gets locked out.
if the threshold is set to 4 I get the dialog box for credentials

if any has faced this issue? OR how can I disable the feature of auto login during access if there are similar accounts?

  • These local accounts or domain accounts. If they are local accounts they are actually entirely different users – Ramhound Sep 5 '14 at 12:50
  • These are local accounts, but no idea why they are accessed from other machine. – theWindowsUser Sep 7 '14 at 12:28
  • If they are local accounts then they cannot be accessed from another machine and despite them using the same username they are actually unique users ( because of their unique id ). – Ramhound Sep 7 '14 at 14:23

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