Re: Event Viewer Security in Windows 2003

From: DeWayne Gibson (dewayne_at_TAKEOUTaracnetSPAM.com)
Date: 09/10/03


Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 14:16:37 -0700


Shawn,

Thanks for your post.

I made the modifications to the registry that you suggested and rebooted the
server. I am still receiving "Access Denied" when trying to open up the
even log from a remote machine. Are there other permissions that are
required in Win2k3?

Thanks again

"Shawn Rabourn (MS)" <shawnrab@online.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:eqLPoq8dDHA.2176@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Eventlog\Application
> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Eventlog\System
>
> RestrictGuestAccess=0
>
> reboot.
>
> --Shawn
> This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties and confers no rights.
>
> "DeWayne Gibson" <dewayne@TAKEOUTaracnetSPAM.com> wrote in message
> news:eLo7Gw7dDHA.3260@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> > On Windows 2000 systems, you do not have to have local admin permissions
> to
> > remotely view Application and System events.
> >
> > I have some applications developers that are no longer able to remotely
> view
> > event logs on systems that have Windows 2003 installed; they receive
> "Access
> > is Denied".
> >
> > Is there a way to configure the server to allow their domain accounts
> access
> > to the event logs? Making them local admins is not really an option.
> >
> > Thanks. I appreciate any help that can be provided.
> >
> > DeWayne Gibson
> >
> >
>
>