RE: SQL logins logged where

From: Kevin McDonnell [MS] (kevmc@online.microsoft.com)
Date: 01/03/03


From: kevmc@online.microsoft.com (Kevin McDonnell [MS])
Date: Fri, 03 Jan 2003 21:47:27 GMT


Enable SQL Server auditing for successfull and failed logins.
Right click on the server in Enterprise Manager, Properties, Security Tab,
Select audit for successfull & failed logins (All).
Restart SQL Server.
Review the NT Application Event log and/or SQL Server Errorlog.
or
Setup a machine to run profiler & dump the results to a table. Add the
security event under Security Audit for Login Failed.
Review your audit tables as needed.

Thanks,

Kevin McDonnell
Microsoft SQL Server

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