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Disk Quota Events Not Written to the Event Log Immediately
Article ID: 228812 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q228812
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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
By default, Disk Quota notifications are not written to the event log immediately. Instead, they are written to the event log every hour.
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Disk Quota events are written to the event log (if enabled) using the logging option in Quota properties for a drive using the NTFS file system. Disk Quota logging is configured using the following check boxes in the drive's properties:
Modifying Disk Quota Notification TimeYou can modify the default one-hour Disk Quota notification time by modifying the following registry key:
Value: NtfsQuotaNotifyRate (REG_DWORD)
Default: One hour (specified in seconds). Value not present by default.