DC not showing failed logon attempts

Posted on 2014-12-15
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Last Modified: 2014-12-16
I have a domain controller that is 2008 R2 and I can't seem to get it to show the failed login attempts in the eventviewer.  Any suggestions on what I might be missing.   It shows the successful ones ......

Thanks .
Question by:jtbrown1111

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oferam earned 2000 total points
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Through the "Group Policy Management" you should edit the "Default Domain Controllers Policy" to include failed logon events.

Right click that policy - Choose edit... and navigate to:
Policies --> Windows settings --> Security Settings --> Local Policies --> Audit Policy

The are two relevant definitions overs there:
1) audit account logon events
2) audit logon events

Make sure those include failed as well.

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Thanks ....  This worked

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