4. Configure Audit Monitor

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Audit Monitor has to be configured next, which sends out notification if the security auditing subsystem fails.

  • Click Security auditing under Security from the left navigation pane
  • Click Audit monitor Link under Related Items in the content pane

  • Click New button

  • Enter a name to the notification
  • Check Message log check box
  • Click OK

  • Click Save hyperlink

  • Check Enable Monitoring option.
  • Select the notification created previously.
  • Click OK button.

  • Click Save button when the following message is displayed

Note that the server has to be restarted for these changes to take effect

  • Check Enable security auditing check box.
  • Select Log warning in Audit subsystem failure action drop-down
    • If you select No warning, then no notification is given in case of audit subsystem failure
    • Terminate server option will make the server to shutdown gracefully
  • Select the primary auditor user name
  • Click Apply button.

  • Click Save button

Note: This change requires a server restart to come into effect. At this point of time, the Security Auditing feature is enabled, and further configuration is optional.

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