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Microsoft® Windows Server 2003: Administrator’s Companion by Jason Gerend, Sharon Crawford, Charlie Russel

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Auditing

Both a proactive and reactive security tool, auditing informs administrators of events that might be potentially dangerous and leaves a trail of accountability if a security infraction does occur. Auditing failed logon attempts, for instance, can warn of rogue users attempting to gain unauthorized access to the system. In addition to auditing normal system events, you can audit policy modification to keep a trail of when a specific event audit was disabled and by whom.

By default, auditing of all security categories is turned off. The administrator establishes an audit policy by determining which types of security events to audit. Based on the security needs of the organization, the administrator might also choose to audit access to ...

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