Monitor all clients in a network

Posted on 2003-03-21
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Last Modified: 2010-03-19
I have a domain based network (win 2k server and winprof clients and win98 clients)I want to monitor in real time the activity of all users while working on their respective machines. How to.? Pl. help with your valuable answers.

Thank you very much.
Question by:ajazshah
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ID: 8180435
You would need something like Niksun's NetVCR to monitor everything.
What are your real goals? What activity do you really want to monitor?
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ID: 8181540
It all depends on what you want to monitor..........

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ID: 8183962
try "remote administrator" http://www.radmin.com .  Very good program. you can control,view,telnet and file browse.  Also you can hide the client so that the user has no idea of being monitored.
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ID: 8185917
Hi all

Thank you very much. actually I would like to monitor the user's activity like what they are currently doing on a particular client machine.which program, file they are working at. If they are not tampering with the system files and so on.

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lrmoore earned 100 total points
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Try something like VNC that lets you actually see their screen and see what they are doing. Keystroke loggers would also be another way to do it.


Careful, though, you could be violating personal privacy issues unless you have a written acceptible use policy that specifically tells an employee that they are subject to monitoring.

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Thank you all.

Is it possible to accept more than one comments as answers. if yes, how.PL. help.

thank you.
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There are instructions here that will help you out:


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Thank you very much. I tried radmin  and found it ok but how to hide it so that the client has no idea of being monitored-could not do. PL. help how to?
thank  you

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Thank you very much.
Can you help me as to how to make it sure that the client does not know that he is being monitored while we are monitoring him/ his system

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