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How can I enable audit logging on multiple SQL 2005 servers at once?

Id like to enable auditing of both failed and successful logins on multiple systems running Microsoft SQL 2005 Express.
I know its easy to do via the Management Studio.  I just go into the server properties, choose security, and select Both failed and successful logins
Since I have over 100 systems I need to modify, Im looking for some automated way to do it.  Be it a command or a registry entry, just something I can push down without having to individually go into each server.

Thanks.
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Raja Jegan RSQL Server DBA & ArchitectCommented:
Well, you are aware of enabling Security Auditing in SSMS.

And the T-SQL Script equivalent is given below

sp_configure 'show advanced options', 1 ;
GO
RECONFIGURE ;
GO
sp_configure 'c2 audit mode', 1 ;
GO
RECONFIGURE ;
GO

You can store this in a sql file and then use SQLCMD to run this in all servers from a single server..

Note: If you are using Windows Authentication, then use Trusted Connection -E in SQLCMD else you need to pass it using individual credentials again( manually)..

No other easier workaround to implement your requirement..
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