Tag: workstation

Windows Desktop Naming Convention Unveiled

I was sitting in an interview in Dubai, UAE , discussing the finer points of Active Directory, provisioning users, user life cycle management, monitoring AD changes, recovering from AD changes, etc. During our conversation, we got onto the issue of Windows desktops and the history of Microsoft and the desktop. We noticed that there is a distinct pattern of good and not-so-good (OK, in some cases AWFUL) operating systems.

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 it’s difficult to get all logon data at a single point