Updated: November 24, 2012
Applies To: Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8
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:
The descriptions of these policies are not located in this version of the TechNet Library.