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

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.  :-)  
1 Solution
Mike KlineCommented:
You could try to setup an email alert from the logs   http://portal.sivarajan.com/2010/04/generate-email-alert-to-event-attach.html

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  http://www.manageengine.com/products/active-directory-audit/index.html

there are other tools too  http://concentratedtech.com/paperfiles/SolutionScope_Active-Directory-Change-Auditing.pdf

amigan_99Network EngineerAuthor Commented:
Great idea - particularly the first.  Thanks!

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