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Audit trails for group policy changes

Is there a way to find out who set a group policy change in a large enterprise? Is there some way to set an audit trail?

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You're right to have discovered that the internal auditing for Group Policy is, well, rather lacking. To that end, several vendors have products that can help rectify this problem. Come to and check out the Group Policy Solutions Guide for a list of 3rd party Group Policy tools. You might discover more than one tool that fits the bill! Additional Expert Help:
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This was first published in November 2004

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