Is there a way to see what users have logged on to a terminal server in the last 30 days?


We run several terminal servers and want a way to see what users (and their usernames) have been logging on in the last month.

I'm aware this information can be found in the Windows Event logs, but manually going through this, on several machines is going to be a very time consuming process.

Does anyone know of a way to find this information out, that doesn't involve me spending hours and hours looking through the Windows Event Logs? The machines in question are a mix of Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 2012 R2.

Many thanks

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Export the Event Logs as CSV then use Excel and moderate Excel skills to organize the data and do counts/etc.  Set it up once and you should be able to add data at any time and get answers in seconds.

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As far as I know there is no other way then via the Windows Eventlog entries
An option would be to save the necessary events to TXT/CSV with LogParser. 

For the future you might consider to implement a logon/logoff script which writes the user logon/logoff to a Syslog server. I have used Kiwi Syslog server for this in the past.
unless you add an auditing script or 3rd party software there's nothing that'll tell you what you want.
They're limited, but the event logs are the best option. I suggest going with one of the answers above.
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