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February 8th, 2012

Allow Standard Users to Unlock Shared Workstations

It is not uncommon for office based computer users to lock their desktop at the end of the working day, instead of shutting it down, maybe just force of habit from bygone days of long logon times. If they are using a Windows domain joined desktop, this poses a problem, because only they can unlock it again and so the desktop is rendered unusable by other users.

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Privilege Guard 3.0 Reporting Pack Preview

Last week I gave you a sneak preview of Privilege Guard 3.0 (Edit: now Defendpoint), which will be released at the start of the New Year. We will also be releasing two new add on modules for Privilege Guard, and today I want to give you a preview of the Reporting Pack module.

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Centralizing Windows Events with Event Forwarding

If you are interested in centralizing Windows events from your desktops or servers then you should take a serious look at Windows Event Forwarding. Event Forwarding is provided by Windows Remote Management (WinRM) and enables you to get events from remote computers and store them in the local event log of an event collector computer.

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