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    dear everyone,
    the security log's size in the Domain controller, i set is: 2Gb ( maximum size) and remain policy is: overwrite as need, but size of security log is only 385Mb, not more increase.

    can anyone explain for me,

    thanks,

  • #2
    Re: size of security log

    What OS is it?

    Have you checked to see if the group policy is applying to this machine? gpresult etc?
    cheers
    Andy

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    • #3
      Re: size of security log

      Originally posted by AndyJG247 View Post
      What OS is it?

      Have you checked to see if the group policy is applying to this machine? gpresult etc?

      thanks for your response,
      this GPO i set for OU is domain controller, i checked result in computer management ->security log, and i see: max log size is: 2Gb, but size of secevent.evt file is 380Mb and it is not more increase. the security log information only store 1 day after that it is overwrited

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      • #4
        Re: size of security log

        poorly applied quotas?
        Tom Jones
        MCT, MCSE (2000:Security & 2003), MCSA:Security & Messaging, MCDBA, MCDST, MCITP(EA, EMA, SA, EDA, ES, CS), MCTS, MCP, Sec+
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        Ossian Ltd
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        • #5
          Re: size of security log

          How about the "what OS is it question"?

          http://blogs.dirteam.com/blogs/tonym...y-setting.aspx
          cheers
          Andy

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          • #6
            Re: size of security log

            [QUOTE=AndyJG247;263724]How about the "what OS is it question"?



            hi andy,
            My OS in use: windows 2k3 R2 enterprise 32 Bit

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            • #7
              Re: size of security log

              My link is probably relevant then, have you had chance to have a read?
              cheers
              Andy

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