Manage Windows user sessions

Monitor, alert, and respond in real time to all user logon events in Windows Active Directory (AD) at a granular level.

  • Get instant visibility into all Active Directory network access
  • Track user logon activities and quickly spot risks
  • Set up automatic alerts and responses to block threats
  • Interact remotely with any user session from the
    UserLock console
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Monitor and Track

Get granular Windows session management with UserLock

  • Monitor user logons in real-time, and get instant visibility on who is accessing your network, how, and when. Monitor all session types, including: Remote Desktop, VPN, IIS, cloud, and Wi-Fi.
  • Set up custom alerts to get email or pop-up notifications on suspicious user activity.
  • React to threats immediately with one-click session block, interact remotely with any windows session, and warn users of suspicious events. You can also run scripts to automate responses.
  • Access comprehensive session logs and reports, making it easy to track user activities and investigate security risks.
Users connected Users connected Active sessions

Why choose UserLock’s Windows user session management

  • Enhance security
    Know who is logging in and when. Monitor Windows user logons in real-time to detect suspicious activities and prevent unauthorized access with granular session control policies.
  • Get comprehensive visibility
    See all AD user sessions and track user activities, logon times, and more.
  • Control sessions remotely
    Get automatic alerts and instantly respond to potential threats. Interact remotely with any Windows session, and warn users of suspicious events.

Real-time Windows logon monitoring

Monitor user logons in real-time and get instant visibility into who is accessing your network.

Monitor all user session activity in one place

View all user session activity, easily view specific sessions and track who is connected, from where, and since when thanks to powerful filters.

Monitor all user session activity

Choose to view Windows
session information by:

By connected user

  • User details
  • Last logoff
  • Opened sessions
  • And more

By machine in use

Easy deployment alongside on-premise Active Directory
  • Machine details
  • Opened sessions
  • Computer localization
  • And more

Spot and respond to Active Directory session risks quickly thanks to the risk indicator

Easily spot and respond to risks thanks to a risk indicator highlighting suspicious logon connections.


Some examples:

High Risk
  • Simultaneous connections from inside and outside the local network
  • Frequency of denied logons exceeds a defined limit
  • A new session is opened from an existing session with different credentials
  • An attempt to open a session for an account that is locked and/or disabled in Active Directory
New User
  • Any new user account or a dormant account with new activity. What defines a dormant account can be customized to suit own needs
Inactive User
  • A user account without any open sessions known by UserLock, after a certain time period (customized) in days

Risk Indicator

Get instant alerts on Windows user activity for IT and end users

Define active alerts for any user, group or OU based on suspicious activity, such as:

  • Failed logon attempts
  • Attempts to logon to default accounts
  • Activity during non-working hours

Send alerts to one or more recipients via email or as a pop-up notification.

Step-by-step guide on how to define an alert

Real-Time Alerts

Respond instantly to Windows user activity alerts

React in real-time, either directly in response to alerts or automatically. An immediate response helps reduce the risk of a security breach. Choose from a variety of ways to set up automatic, instant responses to alerts (and free up your IT team to focus on moving your business forward).

All users sessions Block the user

Block user sessions with one click

Review and immediately block any suspect user accounts with just one click. This denies all further logon attempts and closes any existing sessions. Learn more.

Block the user

Remote Session Response

Interact remotely with any session, open or locked, to log off users, lock or reset appropriate settings.

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Interact remotely with any session

Personalized Computer Commands

Target one or many machines with computer command prompts.

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PowerShell cmdlets

PowerShell cmdlets

PowerShell Integration

Expedite certain tasks and run scripts thanks to UserLock PowerShell cmdlets.

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Integrate UserLock’s comprehensive logon data into countless other applications.

Webhooks make it easier to push updates directly to other applications right when they happen, opening up new automation possibilities. It allows real-time logon notifications to be integrated into other applications or monitoring platforms, and custom workflows can be built based on specific access events.

Combine session management with context-based user access restrictions and MFA

For optimal security, use session management alongside UserLock's powerful authentication and contextual access management capabilities.

Multi-factor authentication (MFA)

Add an extra layer of security beyond credentials to secure the initial point of access, the logon.

Single sign-on (SSO)

Combine SSO with MFA to quickly, securely offer access across a hybrid environment.

Contextual access management

Set context-based restrictions to authorize, deny, or limit how a user can access the network.