Windows - View Logon and Logoff history

Issue/Question

  • How do I view Windows Log in and Log off history?
  • How do I see who has logged into a computer?

Environment

  • Oregon State University
  • Windows

Resolution

Method 1 - Event Viewer

  1. Press the Windows key and search Event Viewer
  2. In the left panel, navigate to Windows Logs > Security
  3. In the right pnael, select Filter Current Log...
  4. In the popup window, enter the following:
    1. Event Sources: Microsoft Windows security auditing.
    2. Task Category: Logon, Logoff and Special Logon

  1. Select Ok
  2. Double click on an entry to see more details about the logon or logoff

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Details

Article ID: 93647
Created
Tue 12/3/19 8:46 AM
Modified
Mon 1/13/20 10:40 AM