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How to determining which PC’s in a domain are locked by the user?

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I am looking for a way to determine which pc’s in my domain have a user logged in and has the ‘Computer Locked’ box on the screen.

I would like to run a report of all such PC’s in my domain. Any ideas?

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Hi
I think this is the kind of thing your looking for
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q314955

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by:ekahan
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No this will not work for me for two reasons.

1.  I am not looking for locked out users. I am looking for users who have locked their desktops and left for the day and are still logged in. But I am only interested in the users that have LOCKED  the desktops.

2. These are windows 2000 pcs on a NT 4.0  Domain . No active directory.

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Sorry for that, misread your question :)

Anyways not 100% sure but I think may be able to achieve this by auding the events.
If the event viewer logs when the computer is locked then this should work
http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windowsnt/4/workstation/reskit/en-us/monevent.mspx

Here a PAQ that may also be helpful
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Networking/WinNT_Networking/Q_10002371.html?query=nt+audit&searchType=all


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I do not think this can be done with the auditing you are refering to. But if there were a registry entry (flag) that gets set when the screen is locked that would do the trick for me. I would check for that key on all my machines.
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Session count; Client, User name, Time, Idle time, Opens, Guest, Transport, Type;  Column sorting & column ordering; Delete session, Session connection properties.

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This does not show if the logged on user has the screen locked.
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