Example: file or folder creation, delete, update, and open times with folder names. Is this possible?
You can audit access to a number of different types of events related to Active Directory and the Windows operating system. Check out this link to get started.
You can view the results of system auditing manually within the Event Viewer, or you can automate the process with free tools like EventCombMT and LogParser or paid tools such as Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) or third-party offerings from GFI, NetIQ, Quest, NetPro, and the like.
This was first published in July 2006