Questions tagged [eventviewer]

This tag is for questions about Windows' Event Viewer. Event Viewer is where Windows stores logs generated by the Operating System and certain applications.

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(Windows) how to launch event viewer GUI console when dealing with huge log files?

i'm having problems working with the event viewer console in windows. windows version is Windows Server 2019. the purpose of this server is providing windows event logs gathering from the information ...
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Why are logon types on Domain Controller and Workstation different

When I logon to a specific machine in an Active Directory domain, the logon type recorded in Event Viewer is 10, but the same event log on the domain controller is 3. Why are the all of logon on the ...
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Monitoring Event ID 4660 and ID 4663 on Windows 2016 Datacenter

I want to monitor the deletion of files and folders on a Windows 2016 Datacenter Server. I'm already monitoring event ID 4663 and event ID 4659, which have the following description: 4659: "A ...
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Server 2019 - Very large number of logon events per second even when not network connected?

I have a domain controller installed in my home office, 1 domain controller, 1 PC, 1 user. I'm running Microsoft Server 2019. When I look in the Security Event log, I see thousands of Logon (Event ID ...
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What controls the timing of the Windows Certificate Services event "Close to expiration" ID 1003?

I have a Windows Server which started logging this warning event 36/37 days before a certificate's expiry date and I would like to understand what controls/sets this timing and how it can be ...
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How do I log a particular user login event in my active directory

I have to log a particular "install" user logon in my Active directory. This user has the admin rights to install software and I need to understand where and who is using it. My first attemp ...
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An unmarshaling policy check was performed when unmarshaling a custom marshaled object and the class {45FB4600-E6E8-4928-B25E-50476FF79425}

I'm getting the following error message in Azure Windows 10 Application Event log periodically: An unmarshaling policy check was performed when unmarshaling a custom marshaled object and the class {...
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MSExchange Mid-Tier Storage Event:3019 on Exchange 2013

I am having the Event 3019 on Exchange 2013 with Source "MSExchange Mid-Tier Storage" and have not been able to find any reference on the net for this. No other failures are reported. The ...
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How can I hide the "Actions" panel / tab / pane in Windows "Event Viewer"? [closed]

I want to get rid of the "Actions" panel in the Event Viewer. It doesn't help me. I've made it as small as possible but I just want to hide it.
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why chrome.exe and svchost.exe connecting to RDP port 3389 on 127.0.0.1

i noticed in the event viewer that chrome.exe and svchost.exe are connecting to 127.0.0.1 remotely using RDP port 3389 on multiple Pc's . i couldn't figure out why this event happens even though that ...
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Event 4771 (Bad Password Logon) Does not show proper client

We are having issues with frequently locked out accounts. We are having 4771 {Bad Password} events on our main DC. Issue: Within the event, the client machine is not properly shown. Instead another DC ...
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Scanning all Windows event log folders for an event in a given time interval

When investigating a problem on a Windows client, I regularly find myself looking for relevant event log entries in a pretty well defined timeframe, but with no idea which of the myriad of folders in ...
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RDP connection has the source IP of the host server

I came across an event on one of my windows servers, Machine ABC has a successful incoming RDP connection from 192.168.0.16, But the IP of machine ABC is 192.168.0.16. Is it even possible that a ...
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Windows Event Forwarding via https without Windows domain - no event 104

Following the suggestion in this answer, I'm trying to set up Windows Event Forwarding by following this Microsoft's guide: Setting up a source initiated subscription where the event sources are not ...
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Using Event Filter in Task Scheduler looking for specific keywords

I hope you can help, sometimes a backup task will fail, usually a transient VSS error, and re-running the backup will normally complete successfully. What I am trying to do is use the event filter ...
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Windows Server 2019 - Audit which human-user who restart a service

Trying to audit which AD-user who actually restart a service on a particular service. The service (MyService) is using a serviceaccount to run and get access to different resources. I want to audit ...
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My windows Task Schdulrer is raising this error "0xE0434352"

I have windows server 2012 R2, and i have some tasks inside Windows Task scheduler which use to work well, but yesterday they start to return this error 0xE0434352, as follow:- I checked the Event ...
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Windows Event Filter to Trigger A Scheduled Task Using Custom Data

I need to create a custom event filter to trigger a scheduled task to recover a hung process. Here is the event log in XML format: <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/...
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Info about Event logs (Active directory)

Recently 3 of my Active directory admins are unable to login to AD server through RDP. After we cross checked everything, we found these 3 users are added in one security group called "Deny RDP ...
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Windows System, Application logs vs. "Applications and Services" logs in Event Viewer

Do Error and Warning events from the Microsoft "Applications and Services Logs" get sent to the Windows Application and/or System logs? For example, if AppHost generated an Error event, ...
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EVENTID 4648. Mismatch ,Subject (Standard User), CredentialsUsed (Admin), Target(Localhost)

In the Event ID 4648, The subject's Account Name is the "Standard user". But under the credentials used section, the account name is of the "Administrator" and the Target Server is ...
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Web management service not start on reboot

Server 2012R2 with management service. Whe reboot the server, the service not start automatically. If i start it manually, it start successfull. There are these events on event viewer: Service ...
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How to get details of the event that triggered a task

A service that we are using writes to the event log when issues occur. I have successfully created a task from the event source and id to run a program that notifies the admins. So far, so good. ...
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What time zone does windows event logs show

I have a doubt on the time zone shown in the windows event logs. I had read that if I export the windows event logs from another machine and open it in my machine which has a different time zone, the ...
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Windows not collecting logs. Error: The WinRM service is not listening for WS-Management requests

I am getting this error The WinRM service is not listening for WS-Management requests. User Action If you did not intentionally stop the service, use the following command to see the WinRM ...
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Prevent Anonymous logons on windows-server 2016

I can't figure out how to entirely disable anonymous logon on Windows Server 2016 which is not a domain controller (regular instance). With the settings currently set I'm truly surprised to see such ...
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How to filter Event Viewer for a single website?

I am trying to find out each concurrences for an error happening on a website I managed to create an XML query to filter by EventID <QueryList> <Query Id="0" Path="Application"> <...
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IP Address Change event id for Windows 10?

Is there an event id / log / log source for when an ip, gateway, netmask changes in Windows 10?
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Can I use Windows Event Viewer to get very fine-grained access control failures?

I am a developer on a browser (Firefox) and I am working with Restricted Tokens to lock down our sandbox further than it is currently. I am removing a SID from our content process, and it breaks ...
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Win32_NTLogEvent query rendering data with 1 hour latency with event viewer

Trying to collect the event log data with WMI query using class Win32_NTLogEvent.But this is not sync with event viewer data.The WMI query rendering data with 1 hour latency with event viewer.Hence ...
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Can't Find Failed Authentication in Event Viewer

I'm trying to gather failed login/authentication events from DC's on a 2016 Domain. I can see 4625 Audit Failure events in the Security Logs on the Domain Controllers when a user fails to login at ...
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EventLog Windows Event - Why is event #6008 logged even after normal shutdown and restart?

I have been restarting and shutting down the machine through proper steps, ie, using start button, using command line and using Alt+F4. But, shut down event tracker is not logging any events. On ...
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Outlook on Terminalserver loses connection. Event ID 26

Problem Symptoms: Users experience daily disconnects and reconnects in Outlook running on a Terminal Server and have to log in again. They can not log in instantly but have to wait for approx. 1 ...
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EventViewer Error "local computer may not have the necessary registry"

I am trying to review event viewer logs that was archived from another Server. When accessed, the events are listed properly, but details of each event give the following error: The description ...
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Exporting Account Name, Domain & Timestamp from Security Auditing Event Log

I am currently exporting the last 7 days of Security microsoft windows security auditing logs via powershell to csv. It works, but with way to much detail, and also, not properly formatted. For ...
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Is it possible to view events from all event logs (including "Applications and Services Logs") simultaneously?

One of my clients' friends suffered a hack-attack this morning due to an insecure Remote Desktop configuration and I was asked to take a look. (All of their business files were encrypted by the 2018-...
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How to connect from command line to another computer with Event Viewer as another user?

I am trying to connect to another computer with Event Viewer from command line. And it can be done. However, I need to connect as another user (not my logged in user). Is there a way to do that?
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Grant access to Event Viewer "Application and Services Logs" via GPO

My monitoring team has requested to be able to read the logs under "Application and Services" in 2008/2012/2016 event viewer. These are the logs that reside in "%SystemRoot%\System32\Winevt\Logs\". ...
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Windows event codes for startup/shutdown lock/unlock

I'm trying to build up a list of event Ids that can be used to determine when the machine has been shutdown, started up, locked and unlocked. So far, I've found 6 event IDs which seem to be best ...
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What is RDSAppXPlugin?

In windows 2012 event viewer in the "Applications and Services > Microsoft > Windows > TerminalSerices - LocalSessionManager > Operational" path I can see the following event: "Plugin RDSAppXPlugin ...
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Adding an eventlog to an existing Windows Log

I have the following Event Log: This Event Log only appears inside Custom Views -> Server Roles -> Remote Desktop Services. What I'd like to do is add it to Windows Logs -> Security as I already have ...
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Account Lockout not showing up in Event Viewer

I wrote a powershell script to send me an email for Account Lockout events when I noticed there were almost none in the Event Viewer. I used a test user and attempted five bad logins, and got the ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Help finding failed logon attempts source

I'm seeking help for this issue that I'm having in our AD domain controller where a lot of security events are being logged due to failed logon attempts by a (former) domain user that has been ...
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Local PC Event Viewer not logging account creation/deletion

I have a GPO that is setting audit account management success/failure on a windows 7 workstation. RSOP User Acc is created Any idea what could be causing this issue with logging events?
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Find out who disabled a Windows service

I was doing some fault finding, and I've discovered two services which should be set to automatic have been set to disabled. What is the best way to find out who did this? It could be someone from ...
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WS 2008 R2 get process by id

I have received the following message in the event viewer: A worker process with process id of '10088' serving application pool 'mypoolapp' has requested a recycle because the worker process ...
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How to log the events about the client boot from any live disks in windows server?

Are there any ways to find out whether any clients boot from a live disk for example Active Boot Disk? How to log that into windows server events log? Thanks in advanced. Server: Windows Server ...
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Audit Logon Events not turned on but still generates 4624 events

Why would a Windows Server still generates 4624 events (An account was successfully logged on) in the Security log even though the Audit Policy's Audit logon events value is set to No auditing.
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WEF collect Windows Defender logs from clients on Windows Server 2012 R2

I'm trying to set up Windows Event Forwarding on a Windows 2012 R2 collector server. I was looking to collect events from Windows Defender, which comes by default on Windows 7 and 8 clients. I know ...
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Windows 2012 RDS Server logon causes Audit Failure 4625

We have a Windows 2012 R2 RDS server and a Windows 2008 R2 Domain Controller. Every time a user logs on or off of the RDS server, It logs event 4771 audit failure incorrect username or password for ...
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