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    Automatic Logout

    Is there a way to log users off of an NT server after a certain period of inactivity?

    You used to be able to do this in NetWare . . .

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    Re: Automatic Logout

    The resource kit includes a auto-logoff screen-saver called winexit.scr.
    More info at:
    <A target="_blank" HREF=http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q297/2/67.asp>Q297267</A> How to Configure the Windows Exit Screen Saver Tool

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    Re: Automatic Logout

    I'm sorry, I didn't ask my question clearly -

    I have users with Win98se computers. They loginto a WinNT server. Management wants them logged out of the server after some period of inactivity.

    This is different from login hours, management wants to instill a sense of responsibility for access to secured data, so, if they're not using it they should logout. If the users don't logout, management would like it done for them.

    Draconian, I know, but it seems to be necessary.
    Is there a way to do this?

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    Re: Automatic Logout

    Is AutoShutdown form <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.barefootinc.com/>Barefoot</A> more like what you are after?
    I'll keep looking otherwise - I'm fairly certain I did come across something somewhere...

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    Re: Automatic Logout

    AutoShutdown from Barefoot seems like it will do the job, but I was looking for something a little less complex.
    I too, seem to remember an applet, or script, or something that would accomplish this without the overhead & complexity, but I can't find it.
    Any further help would be greatly appreciated.

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