How to figure out the IP address used for a failed logon attempt?

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Question How to figure out the IP address used for a failed logon attempt?
Answer
There is no IP address field in the 'Failed Logon Attempts' report.
However there are 2 ways you can figure out the IP address:
  1. Locate the event and review the event data. To do this, refer to Procedure 1.
  2. Enable the "Write event descriptions into the database" option. To do this, refer to Procedure 2.
Procedure 1: 
  1. Note the Computer name and the timestamp of the particular failed logon attempt.
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  1. Go to Start / All Programs / NetWrix / Event Log Manager / Advanced Tools / Viewer
  2. In the Viewer tool:
  •  select Managed Object name from the drop-down list
  •  select Computer, that you have noticed on step 1 as Computer name
  •  select Event Log as Security
  •  specify dates From and To, use date from the timestamp that you have noticed on step 1
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  1. Click the View button, and specify the location of the evt-file and click OK. The newly saved event log will be opened in Event Viewer automatically.
  2. To convert the evt-file to evtx format, in the left hand panel, right click the saved log and select Save All Events As, specify the location of the evtx-file and click OK. Open the saved file via Event Viewer.
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  1. When the evtx-file is opened, click Filter Current Log in the Actions pane.
  2. In the Filter Current Log dialog box, specify Event ID as 4625,529-537,539 (failed logon attempts IDs), and then click Logged drop-down list and select Custom range.
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  1. Specify date range around the timestamp that you have noticed on step 1 and click OK. Click OK
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  1. Find the corresponding event in the filtered log and double-click it.
  2. The IP Address is displayed in the Network Information section of the event description.
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Procedure 2:
  1. Note the Computer name and the timestamp of the particular failed logon attempt.
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  1. In the NetWrix Management Console, go to Managed Objects / <Your Mananaged Object> / Event Log Manager node.
  2. Enable the "Write event descriptions into the database" check box (if it is already selected, continue from step 6). Close console.
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  1. Go to Start / All Programs / NetWrix / Event Log Manager / Advanced Tools / DB Importer
  2. Select your managed object from the drop-down list and specify the date range that includes the date of the event. Click Import.
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  1. Start NetWrix Management Console, go to Managed Objects / <Your Mananaged Object> / Event Log Manager / Reports / General Reports / All Events by Computer report.
  2. In the filters:
  • specify date range around the timestamp that you have noticed on step 1
  • specify Computer as Computer name you have noticed on step 1 (put % before and after the name)
  • specify Event ID as %5%
  • specify Event Log as Security
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  1. Click the View Report button.
  2. Find the corresponding event in the filtered log and click the blue link in the Date field.
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  1. The page with Event Details will be displayed.
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NOTE:
  • The IP address is not always available in the description of the Failed logon attempt events.
  • If you are looking for full description for another event, the described steps are similar except the specified Event IDs will be different.
(*) Netwrix Auditor replaces former Change Reporter products
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