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Security Logs Retention Period

    Question

  • Hi,

    I have Windows Server 2012 R2 and enable logging but i can only see two days logs however i can see more that 2 days log for system,application and setup.

    Tuesday, January 24, 2017 10:29 AM

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  • Hi

     You can configure maximum size.


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    Wednesday, February 1, 2017 11:39 AM

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  • Hi

     You can set Log Retention Policy; https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc721981(v=ws.11).aspx

    Or you can configure Forward and Collect Events to a central log server;

    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc748890(v=ws.11).aspx

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc749183.aspx


    This posting is provided AS IS with no warranties or guarantees,and confers no rights. Best regards Burak Uğur

    Tuesday, January 24, 2017 10:43 AM
  • Thanks for information.

    Can i define retention period on days

    Wednesday, February 1, 2017 8:08 AM
  • Hi

     You can configure maximum size.


    This posting is provided AS IS with no warranties or guarantees,and confers no rights. Best regards Burak Uğur

    Wednesday, February 1, 2017 11:39 AM
  • I have created GPO for my server to retains machine logs , is this ok ?

    Thursday, February 2, 2017 4:58 AM
  • Hi,

    It seems to be ok for me, and have you tried this and any result is returned?

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    Monday, February 6, 2017 1:40 AM
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