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track on who last accessed a particular file or folder?

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Do you know of any software that can keep track on who last accessed a particular file or folder?
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Can this be done on Server 2003 or 2008?
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This should work with Server 2003.  I am not positive, but it should also work with Server 2008 as well.
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Just to add, the basic principle is to Audit Object Access.  

From quick research, the difference between XP/2003 and 2008 would be they added additional features to the auditing in 2008.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd560628.aspx
http://www.techotopia.com/index.php/Auditing_Windows_Server_2008_File_and_Folder_Access

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