[Samba] Record the user log-in and log-out

Marcello Romani mromani at ottotecnica.com
Tue Sep 21 09:07:49 MDT 2010

Il 21/09/2010 15:44, Giovanni Cambria ha scritto:
> Hi!
> I'm sorry but I need a *fast* reply, I've absolutely no time to search
> on docs. :-(
> I have a small network: about 8-10 XP client connected to a Samba PDC.
> I need to log who and when log in the PDC, because the national law
> requires to record these infos and preserve them for a certain time.
> Any tip will be apreciated!!
> Thanks
> Giovanni
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If you really need a fast response, I guess you should look for paid 
support, especially for the problem you're having (I'm italian too as 
you may have guessed).
That said, have look a vfs_audit. I have played with it myself. It logs 
a lot of information, but IIRC you can tune which events get logged.


PS: the problem with admin logs is that you have to guarantee they can't 
be altered, so logging logins/logouts in a text file is definitely 
insufficient for law compliance.

Marcello Romani

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