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Posted on 2006-10-26
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I just installed SBS 2003 R2 and the last user to log on does not show up in the log on window.  I'm sure it was probably one of the questions I was asked when i wasn't really paying attention.  How do I get the last username and domain that logged on to show in the logon window?

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There is an option in group policy to turn this off or on.

Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies/Security Options -> Interactive Logon -> Interactive Logon: Do not Display Last User Name

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but where on the domain controller do i make this change?
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On your DC, go to Start Button -> Administrator Tools -> Group Policy Management

You could then edit the Default Domain Policy, but I'd suggest creating a new policy instead, applying it to a few computers within your domain, and testing whether it works until you're comfortable altering the GP settings.

I try to avoid ever editing the Default Domain Policy anyway, but that's just me.

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