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What is the Event ID code in the Windows Event Viewer that will tell me:

Server has started IIS has started

Is there a place online where I can look these things up?



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Well, you surely know about Microsoft Technet and their effort of an Event ID search. The site (free and paid contents) might also be no news for you.

You specifically asked about a list of Event-IDs. That now depends on your Windows (and IIS) version which you didn't provide. The free Windows 2003 Server Security Guide (see technet under Security Products and Technologies) lists quite a few of them and the second edition of the Windows Security Resource kit has a lot of information on auditing and event ID's. It is not free (see but worth a read.

Some general info on auditing can be found in the Security Monitoring and Attack Detection Planning Guide.

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