Computer Usage

Computer Usage logs allow you to monitor how frequently each computer is used and track usage behaviors. The following information is included in Computer Usage logs:

  • Startup dates/times

  • Login and logout dates/times

  • Usernames used to log in and out of the computer

Requirements

To view Computer Usage logs, a startup script or login/logout hooks must be configured to log Computer Usage information. (For more information, see Startup Script and Login and Logout Hooks

Viewing Computer Usage Logs for a Computer

  1. Log in to the JSS with a web browser.

  2. Click Computers at the top of the page.

  3. Perform a simple or advanced computer search.
    For more information, see Simple Computer Searches or Advanced Computer Searches.

  4. Click the computer you want to view Computer Usage logs for.
    If you performed a simple search for an item other than computers, you must click Expand images/download/thumbnails/16436736/Add_icon.png next to an item to view the computers related to that item.

  5. Click the History tab, and then click the Computer Usage Logs category.
    Computer Usage logs for the computer are displayed.

Related Information

For related information, see the following section in this guide:

Flushing Logs
Find out how to schedule automatic log flushing or manually flush logs.

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