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remote active connections


Is it possible to get active sessions of windows server 2008 remotely. For example: my server ip is and I want to get all active users logged at the moment, so if it is possible to get active users of remote server using c#?

I hope, my question is clear, I want to get active user names/list of remote server. I have credentials for remote server.

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Michael FowlerSolutions ConsultantCommented:
You can use the Win32_LogonSession

Johny12345Author Commented:
I m getting this error every time:
The RPC server is unavailable. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800706BA)

I have enable 2 windows services and also enables rules from Firewall. Please check detail in snap. Please advise what should I do now??

Michael FowlerSolutions ConsultantCommented:
This error usually means that the server specified is not contactable so the first steps are

1/ Ensure the server is running (Yes I know but it has to be said!)
2/ Ensure the connection details you have used are correct

To help have a look at this code. Just replace the COMPUTER with the correct IP address
ManagementScope scope = new ManagementScope(@"\\COMPUTER\root\cimv2");

ObjectQuery query = new ObjectQuery("select LogonId from Win32_LogonSession where LogonType = 2");
ManagementObjectSearcher searcher = new ManagementObjectSearcher(scope, query);
ManagementObjectCollection objColl = searcher.Get();

foreach (ManagementObject o in objColl)
  Console.WriteLine("Test: " + o);

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