Auditing Changes to ​Group Policy Settings

The complexities of managing a Microsoft Windows Server infrastructure are critically dependent on the numerous Group Policies, each of which is a collection of settings that IT administrators or users use to centrally enforce security settings and other functional settings …

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​Auditing with Advanced Audit Policy Configuration

Within the confines of the Windows Server environment lies the group policy settings, which are the security configuration powerhouses controlling every security event. The​ legacy audit settings and advanced audit settings — subsets of the group policy settings — are …

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Automating Privileged Group Modifications in Active Directory

Every single  administrator and auditor I know is concerned about privileged groups in Active Directory being changed incorrectly. On the flip side, not one administrator has the time to manage group membership at this level. Almost all auditor wants to …

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ADAudit Plus wins WindowSecurity.com Readers’ Choice Second Runner-up Award

Just a couple of weeks back, ManageEngine ADAudit Plus was crowned the ‘Hot Product of the Year’ by Windows IT Pro community. Now, in a fitting finish to the fabulous year 2013, here comes yet another recognition – second runner …

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ADAudit Plus wins Windows IT Pro community choice ‘Hot Product’ of the year award for the second consecutive time

There can’t be a better finish to an eventful year. Continuing the winning streak, ADAudit Plus, our Windows security and compliance monitoring solution has won the coveted ‘Hot Product of the Year’ award from Windows IT Pro based on …

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Windows Active Directory Auditing with ADAudit Plus.

Audit-Track-Monitor your Windows Active Directory & Windows Servers Data from Everywhere!

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could foresee disastrous events and prevent them from happening? And wouldn’t it be nice to rewind and replay the events to discover the …

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5 Top Targets for Today’s Hackers

Black Hat USA bills itself as “the show that sets the benchmark for all other security conferences.” While most conferences tend to over-promote themselves, given the activity at this year’s show, that actually might be something of an understatement.

From …

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Your Net Worth Is Online – And Less Safe Than Ever

The Black Hat USA 2013 conference, which kicks off tomorrow in Las Vegas, brings together the brightest minds in IT security each year — those who are responsible for perpetrating and protecting against the latest hacks and vulnerabilities. And not …

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Tracking Workstation Logon/Logoff using ADAudit Plus


Before getting into the specifics, I would like to give a small introduction on tracking Logon / Logoff in Active Directory environment, which is a cumbersome process.


Auditing the Windows Active Directory environment


Logon Auditing


With the current Windows architecture

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