track who is accessing files on our sbs2003

Posted on 2010-01-05
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
We need to track who is accessing files on our sbs2003 server, by login name, date & time, type of access (read, delete, modify). Is there a built-in tool to do this in sbs2003, or a 3rd party utility we should use ?
Question by:ndidomenico
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    Hey just enable file auditing in server.that wil give u the clear informaition in event log Gud luck
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    As i am n mobile not abt to give you reference links .just search in google with this keyword. "file auditing in windows 2003"If i get time wil post links soon thanks
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    unless it's already enabled you can only audit from then on.

    Windows 2003 File/Folder Auditing Using Group Policy
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