Network Share Monitoring

I have a windows 8.1 system storing backup images on my network.  

Some one or something is resetting the permissions on my backup share folder.  Additionally, the user account that is used for authentication to the backup share is getting locked out the second I re-enable the account.  

I need to figure out the best way to monitor the permission changes and capture the IP address and the user name making the changes. I know I can use local policy to audit, but is there something better.  This windows 8.1 is part of a windows 2008R2 domain.

Thanks very much fro the help!!!

Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information SystemsCommented:
I'm not aware of anything better than the auditing feature.  I would certainly start there.

Has someone changed the password for this account that gets locked out?  Is it possible someone is using that account in the blind to try to access some part of your network and thereby locking the account when they can't guess the password?

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
RickArnoldAuthor Commented:
I will start there with auditing and see what happens.

I don't know if they changed the password or guessing the password.  I created a new  account with new password, but my guess is the issue will happen again.  I did not change the password for login account for the windows 8.1 machine.  I want tot try to figure out what is happening.  This is the second time.  Any more suggestions would be very welcome!

It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Windows 8

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.