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I am trying to login to one of our servers, using Remote Desktop Protocol. I have to connect to VPN to connect through RDP. I was able to connect few days ago. Suddenly I was not able to connect to it. I was getting an error that the login attempt failed. until the account is locked out. Once the account is locked out (by default 3 wrong attempts locks the account), the remote session is made. But unfortunately, the account is already locked by that time.

Any ideas about this? Any pointers would be helpful. I am not sure where to look at logs to get more details as well.

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You get to the desktop and then login fails? –  Mitch Oct 10 '12 at 0:28
If the account gets locked then your password is wrong ... –  drcelus Oct 10 '12 at 8:34
is the remote host you are trying to connect to a member of a domain? –  Volodymyr Nov 22 '12 at 17:35
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