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Are there built-in Win2k tools that track user logon times?

What Windows 2000 built-in tools can I use to check when a person logged in, how long the person was logged on and when the person logged off? I also have the Win2k Resource Kit, but was unable to find any tools that will give me that information.
The easiest way to do this is to turn on auditing for logons and logoffs. In Active Directory Users and Computers, open a group policy object (GPO), and maneuver to Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\Audit Policy. Under Audit Logon Events, you can set the machine to log whenever a user attempts to log on to a system, either interactively or over the network. This will also log failed as well as successful logons and logoffs.
This was first published in March 2003

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