Users often forget their initial network login password or inadvertently trigger an intruder lockout. These users should be able to get assistance, reset their network or local password, clear intruder lockouts and get back to work.
Since these users have a problem with their workstation login, they cannot access a conventional web browser or client/server application with which to resolve their problem. The problem these users face is how to get to a user interface so that they can fix their login problem and subsequently access their own workstation desktop.
Mobile Users Locked Out of Workstation
This problem is especially acute for mobile users, who use cached domain passwords to sign into their workstation and who may not be attached to the corporate network when they experience a forgotten password problem.
This white paper explores solutions to the problem of assisting locked-out users.