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I have the computer name, how can I determine which user account logged into this computer last?

A PC who's name I don't recognize was logged connecting to a server via RDP.  I know I can get the mac address from the IP that the computer name resolves to, and then view the arp cache on the Cisco switch to identify which port the suspect computer terminates into...but then I'd have to locate the labeled port in the big office from where it terminates at in the patch panel, and that won't be fun, and will take some time.  Isn't there an easy way that I'm overlooking, to see which user account last logged into a suspect PC?
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guitar_dave
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Andres PeralesCommented:
You can the security log in the event viewer...you are auditing logs right?
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LauraEHunterMVPCommented:
Only if you can connect to the box's Registry remotely. If you can, then interrogate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\defaultusername (if XP) or  HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Authentication\LogonUI (if Vista)

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guitar_daveAuthor Commented:
Thanks, I was able to see that a domain admin account was logged in the servers' security event log at the time of the incident.  I was able to determine who this was because not many of my users know this account's password.
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