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How to tell when a workstation was active in Active Directory

Posted on 2006-03-23
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I need to find out when a specific workstation has been active in AD. Is there a timestamp somewhere I can read?

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Hi mdrasted,

have you looked at auditing using group policy?? unless that has been enabled you wont be able to find anything thats already happened    what exactly are you trying to find?

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I' am administrating a network with 2500+ W2K workstations in different locations in the country, and I'm looking for a way to find the workstations that haven't been in use for, say, 3 months in order to remove them from AD.

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http://www.mcse.ms/archive44-2005-3-1465659.html

that will give you a solution on how to find out which machines are disbaled and inactive etc..

http://www.joeware.net/win/free/tools/oldcmp.htm

and that is highly regarded tool for deleting them in bulk

hope this helps a little
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Thanks! I will get back to you on monday when I have tried your solution on the network.

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no worries  
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