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    Logging Failed Administrator Login Attempts

    I wondered if anyone had a way of tracking failed attempts of Administrator logins.
    Obviously i just want to make sure no kids are trying

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    Can be done if you turn on auditing of logins but this produces a huge log as it records every time a computer contacts the server for GP updates and every time any login activity occurs for any user

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    Any easier way is to copy the administrator account named 'administrator' and name it something else. Set a really complex password on the original administrator account and then disable it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael View Post
    Any easier way is to copy the administrator account named 'administrator' and name it something else. Set a really complex password on the original administrator account and then disable it.
    or lwave the old admin account but make it say a guest with a logon script that records the pc it was attempted on the time/date then maybe makes a loud noise and logs off

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    Quote Originally Posted by sted View Post
    or lwave the old admin account but make it say a guest with a logon script that records the pc it was attempted on the time/date then maybe makes a loud noise and logs off
    Very funny but I see no reason why it wouldn't work!

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