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User Lock/Unlocking workstation monitor

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Does anyone know of a way to monitor when a user locks or unlocks their workstation in a Windows 2003 domain?
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by:rhandels
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Hi,

Simple answer, no there isn't. You could try using some sort of sniffler that detects a CTRL + Alt + Del key stroke, but still, the user could be changing it's password..
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by:Rowdyone52
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Well, is there anyway to monitor user idle time?
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Are u using Terminal server or plain old Client Server based??? If terminal server, there might be an option to do this. With Client Server based, it's not a functionality, but there might be a long shot of auditing file access (as i said a very very long shot...)

Else, i'm afraid you will need to buy 3rd party software (if one excists), because this against privacy regulations..
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