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I need to see only success/fail logs for Remote Desktop connection. I want to monitor who (what username), when (datetime) and where (ip address) tried to connect to my remote server.

How do I filter this in Event Log in MS Windows Server 2008 R2?


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Check first if logging is enabled. You can use Basic windows logging using the policy setting "Audit Logon Events". You can then filter for these events as described here: Link

If you need some more features (in the future) I recommend installing Secure RDP.

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