Best Practice for Event Log Monitoring RRS feed

  • Question

  • I would like to know the best practice for retaining windows event log.

    Application log, security log get overwritten, i would like to know what is the standard practice for these logs

    Please can anyone link me with relevant data in this respect?

    Thank you.

    Monday, August 15, 2011 4:57 PM


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    usually is good to append your logs. But i would suggest you do aweekly review, it also depends if your company has any retention policy ?

    i would reccomend weekly review.. otherwise if you wish to archive it.. you can export and clear the logs.
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    • Proposed as answer by Soh.M Thursday, August 18, 2011 3:14 AM
    • Marked as answer by Kevin Remde Saturday, November 12, 2011 1:07 PM
    Thursday, August 18, 2011 3:14 AM