Published: November 24, 2012
Updated: November 24, 2012
Applies To: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Vista
This reference topic for the IT professional provides information about one collection of auditing settings that is available in Windows and links to information about each setting.
The security audit policy settings under Security Settings\Local Policies\Audit Policy provide broad security audit capabilities for client computers and servers that cannot use advanced security audit policy settings.
For information about setting security policies, see How to Configure Security Policy Settings.
The basic audit policy settings under Security Settings\Local Policies\Audit Policy are:
Audit account logon events
Audit account management
Audit directory service access
Audit logon events
Audit object access
Audit policy change
Audit privilege use
Audit process tracking
Audit system events
|The descriptions of these policies are not located in this version of the TechNet Library.|