Loggin and Auditing Active directory

How do I audit login events and trace the login process of a user?  I have Dell scanner that consistently gives "Login Failed" when trying to write to a network drive.  I want to trace the login sequence for the scanner user in order to determine the root cause.  Also, are the audit logs written to a file or are they displayed in event viewer.   (Windows Server 2008)

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Leon FesterSenior Solutions ArchitectCommented:
You can enable auditing of logon events on your network.
They entries will be written to the security logs of your Domain Controllers.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc787176(v=ws.10).aspx

You can also enable debug logging on your netlogon service of each domain controller for additional logging.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/109626

Is this a permanent failure event? They why not reset the password and re-configure the client?
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