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PowerShell script to identify users

Posted on 2014-07-18
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Server 2003, PowerShell v1

Looking for a PowerShell script to identify 'users' that are in the event log for Security. I want to parse out services, computers, etc.
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Try ths for  accountname , Peter
Get-EventLog –log  Security | Where {$_.message –match "Account Name:Peter”}
and  Take a look for Powershell Get-EventLog manual from Microsoft at
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh849834.aspx

Hope understand your question completely.If not, please point it out

Duncan
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I'll check today, thanks.
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My apologies, I need a PS that will identify 'users' (people) not a specific person. I'm trying to track log ins and I want to look for new names.
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Thanks for your points

Have a nice day

Duncan
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