Windows - how to receive an email when user logs in to Active Directory?

Posted on 2011-04-21
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I have a manager that wants to receive an email when one of their folks login to AD.  
I know I could write a script and plop it on each laptop to make that happen.  But is there
a way to achieve same using group policy or some other mechanism?  I'm the network
guy - our Windows guy has left the building.  :-)  
Question by:amigan_99
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    You could try to setup an email alert from the logs

    Haven't played with that a lot so not sure how good it is and if you can get granular for a user.

    I love AD but this is a place where third party tools pick up the slack; one example here

    there are other tools too

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    Author Closing Comment

    Great idea - particularly the first.  Thanks!

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