Issue with ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider and account lock policy

Recently I was working on issue with ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider of ASP.NET 2.0 and I came across interesting finding which I thought of sharing. The scenario which I had was a little tricky. One of my customers was using ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider along with the maxInvalidPasswordAttempts for locking the Active Directory User after 4 invalid attempts. (Note – As…

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