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Monitor Windows Logon Failed attempts and Account lock



Is it possible to monitor windows logon failed attempts and account lockout?

attempts failed logon windows

Created on Jul 5, 2021 3:13:47 PM

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Hello Mark,

There is no built-in sensor for specific failed logins, but it should be doable with the Event Log (Windows API) sensor and monitoring the Windows event log entries as described here.

Kind regards

Felix Wiesneth - Team Technical Support

Created on Jul 5, 2021 3:32:54 PM by  Felix Wiesneth [Paessler Support]

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