RE: IIS 6.0 COM App cant write to event log

From: Robb Murdock (
Date: 10/29/03

Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2003 19:34:37 -0800


I am not sure what you are suggesting here. The event log
is used for more than just system administrators. If I
write a simple VB test app that uses App.LogEvent, I can
log in as the user that I am assigning to IIS and log an
event entry.

The issue is that IIS, using the same login account can't
write to the event log in IIS 6.0/Win2003 Server Web

All of this works fine on IIS 5.0/Win2K.

Am I at a dead end; or is there somewhere else I can look ?


Robb Murdock

>-----Original Message-----
>Hi Robb,
>Thank you for replying!
>In fact, event log is used for the system administrator
to maintain the box so that from your test, only the
administrators account group can write to
>event log. For more information about the right and
privilege for event logging, I'd suggest you can find
detailed event log security informaton from
>the article from Please go to:
>Please feel free to let me know if you have any further
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