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Security Event Log shows repeating events every few seconds

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I'm running windows 2003 Server and am witnessing something I don't understand.

The security log shows these event ID's repeating every couple of seconds:

  538 System Logon/Logoff (logoff)
  540 System Logon/Logoff (logon)
  576 System Logon/Logoff (privelege assignment from what I understand)

The following always apply to all three events:

  Username: <servername>$
  Logon Type: 3 (network)
  Source Network Address: <IP of server>

Does anyone know what might be causing this?  
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This should explain it to you. http://www.eventid.net/display.asp?eventid=538&eventno=7&source=Security&phase=1
it probably is nothing to worty about.

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Alright, so that explains why... thanks!  Now, how do I turn off logging every signle log-on?  I've looked around, but nothing seems to work :-(
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Sorry.. Audit Logon Events rather

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Thanks!

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