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How do you tell when a user logged on to their computer

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How can I find out exactly when a user logs on to their computer?  
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Just use Event viewer.

If the events are not logged make sure the right settings are in place namely:
"Audit account logon events"
in your security policy.
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...you can select to audit: success, failure or both.
As per microsoft:
"Account logon events are generated when a domain user account is authenticated on a domain controller. The event is logged in the domain controller's security log."

Check it out and let me know how it goes.

Theo
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Thanks for clearing my mind.  I already knew this but couldn't remember how.
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