Track and log user login and logout

Posted on 2008-06-13
Last Modified: 2013-11-21
What is the best way to track and log user login and log out on a Terminal Server.  We need this in order to be able to report to HR how much time remote users use the Terminal server.
Question by:menreeq
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Your Event Log Management Solution for Compliance, Security and More

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pzozulka earned 500 total points
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ELM Event Log Monitor includes a pre-configured Audit - Logon/Logoff Activity Report which can be scheduled to run daily/weekly....and sent to a shared File/Folder.

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Thanks, we decided to try this one first as it seems a bit less involved:
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by:Praveen Venu
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Write Windows service, you will get  Login/Log off  sessesion change  in  
protected override void OnSessionChange(
                  SessionChangeDescription changeDescription)

   if (changeDescription.Reason == SessionChangeReason.SessionLogon)
              //  write information to file/table
            if (changeDescription.Reason == SessionChangeReason.SessionLogoff)
              //  write information to file/table
 and install this in your remote server machine.

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