Active Directory login counter

Posted on 2007-03-26
Last Modified: 2008-05-31
Does anyone know how to add a login counter for accounts in Active Directory?

Question by:jonhagger

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JuanCarniglia earned 125 total points
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Maybe using Auditing on the Active Directory.

Check this link out : (

It says here that you can:

Quote : "For example, the Security log can maintain a record of both valid and invalid logon attempts and events that relate to creating, opening, or deleting files or other objects."

Also, you can use the Performance Counters that get installed under NTDS Performance Object,
which is explained here:


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ID: 18796453

just for support, that is the only way you can audit these attempts



Author Comment

ID: 18798447
Ideal - thanks for your help!

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