Feature comparison of Netwrix Account Lockout Examiner 4.1 and 5.x

Netwrix Account Lockout Examiner 5.1 and later is not an evolutionary update, but rather a total revamp of version 4.1. Hence, the functionality of the older and newer versions does not match one-to-one. Feature comparison is provided in the table below.

Feature Version 4.1 Version 5.x
Network/domain configuration
Support for multi-domain (Root-Child) configurations No Yes
Lockout sources
Applications running on workstations No Yes
Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync devices No Yes
Microsoft Outlook Web Access (incl. mobile devices) No Yes
Mistyped credentials (interactive logons with incorrect password) Yes Yes
Terminal Server Sessions Yes Yes
Windows Credential Manager No Yes
Windows Task Scheduler Yes Yes
Windows Services Yes Yes
User experience
Easy to install - Yes
Ease of troubleshooting - Yes
Ability to unlock account & reset password Yes No
Web-based helpdesk portal Yes (paid version only) No
Email alerts Yes No – check Netwrix Auditor for monitoring and alerting capabilities
Online monitor on critical account status Yes No – check Netwrix Auditor for monitoring and alerting capabilities

Users of Account Lockout Examiner 4.1 can continue using that older version, as there is no upgrade path, just a new installation of the latest version.

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