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How can I filter Windows Server 2008 R2 security log to find the login activity of a specific user - will this filter also include logins that occur when the screensaver is unlocked ?

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Open security event logs --> click on filter -->  in search window, type 4634

512 / 4608  STARTUP
513 / 4609  SHUTDOWN
528 / 4624  LOGON
538 / 4634  LOGOFF
551 / 4647  BEGIN_LOGOFF
N/A / 4778  SESSION_RECONNECTED
N/A / 4779  SESSION_DISCONNECTED
N/A / 4800  WORKSTATION_LOCKED
* / 4801    WORKSTATION_UNLOCKED
N/A / 4802  SCREENSAVER_INVOKED
N/A / 4803  SCREENSAVER_DISMISSED

Refer below link for more info:
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ericfitz/archive/2008/08/20/tracking-user-logon-activity-using-logon-events.aspx

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by:Yann Shukor
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Thanks you Manjunath Sullad
I had already come across this blog page,
this doesn't actually answer the second part of my question
which is 'how to obtain the login or logout info for a specific user'

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