Configure log access

This policy setting specifies to use the security descriptor for the log using the Security Descriptor Definition Language (SDDL) string. If you enable this policy setting only those users matching the security descriptor can access the log. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting all authenticated users and system services can write read or clear this log.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows -> EventLog -> Setup # ChannelAccess

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Event Log Service -> Setup


* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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