Logging Remote Desktop activities to the win2008R2 server

Dear,
How can I Log all Remote Desktop activities to the win2008R2 server?
Thx
hassanayoub85Asked:
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motnahp00Commented:
Auditing encompasses a lot of areas.

Here's what I configure on my servers:

Audit account logon events -> Success, Failure
Audit account management -> Success, Failure
Audit directory service access - Failure
Audit logon events -> Success, Failure
Audit object access -> Failure
Audit policy change -> Success
Audit privilege use -> Failure
Audit process tracking -> Not defined
Audit system events -> Success
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hassanayoub85Author Commented:
Dear all,
All what I want is to know what IP addresses and MACs for the users logging in to mys erver remotely, and any other info can I achieve.
Thx
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Darius GhassemCommented:
Well I'm not 100% you will be able to gather all information like MACS but you will get IP addresses

Another third-party tool http://www.terminalserviceslog.com/blog/index.php/2010/01/11/configuring-auditing-for-windows-servers/
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motnahp00Commented:
The logs will provide you a hostname. You can get figure out the mac using getmac /s <hostname>.
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hassanayoub85Author Commented:
Does Observe It Allow me to record the activities only when remote connection is running?
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Darius GhassemCommented:
No this records all types of events
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hassanayoub85Author Commented:
I am searching for a tool which records only activities for the Remote connected users.
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Darius GhassemCommented:
You can NOT just get Remote Desktop Events. There is no such thing as Remote Desktop Auditing you must turn on auditing which audits other Events.
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hassanayoub85Author Commented:
found a faster solution.
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