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Need to find a way to figure out which PC a user is logged onto.

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I am trying to find a simple way to find out which PC a particular user is logged onto.  So for example, I know userA is logged onto a PC on the domain, but I have no clue which PC that is.  
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If you have enabled Auditing for Account logon events, go to the Security Log in Event Viewer on your Domain Controller.  Filter on event ID 680, which will give you the name of the user account and the name of the workstation that it logged on from. (This will only assist you for users who are logging on using domain accounts - if your users are logging on using local accounts, you would need to query the Security log of each individual workstation to collect this information.)

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Laura E. Hunter - Microsoft MVP: Windows Server - Networking
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Try Sysinternal's (now Microsoft's) PsLoggedOn: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/utilities/psloggedon.mspx
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Hi,
laura i just tried your instructions, but its not showing all the users, i just saw some of the users many times, but whole company has logged in n y did i find some users only,  and yes can u tell me where to enable auditing for account logon.
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This tutorial will describe the steps needed to configure Active Directory auditing: http://www.windowsecurity.com/articles/Windows-Active-Directory-Auditing.html
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Here is the exact solution that you wanted.A script can do this...Here is a link that solved my issue by Farhan.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Q_22789319.html?sfQueryTermInfo=1+find+log+machin+user
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