To set, view, change, or remove auditing for a file or folder:
- Click Start, point to Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Windows Explorer. Locate the file or folder you want to audit.
- Right-click the file or folder, click Properties, and then click the Security tab.
- Click Advanced, and then click the Auditing tab.
- Use one of the following procedures:
- To set up auditing for a new group or user, click Add. Type the name of the user you in the Name box, and then click OK.
- To view or change auditing for an existing group or user, click the name, and then click View/Edit.
- To remove auditing for an existing group or user, click the name, click Remove, and then skip steps 5 through 7.
- If necessary, in the Auditing Entry dialog box, select where you want auditing to take place in the Apply onto box. The Apply onto box is available only for folders.
- Under Access, click Successful, Failed, or both for each access you want to audit.
- If you want to prevent files and subfolders within the tree from inheriting these audit entries, click to select the Apply these auditing entries check box.
Article ID: 301640 - Last Review: Nov 1, 2006 - Revision: 1