SMS: Snmpelea Unable to Open Security Event Log

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After you apply the appropriate fix (for your version of Windows NT)mentioned in the Microsoft Knowledge Base article 142615 "Event LogService Fails to Check Access to Security Log File," when you run SystemsManagement Server, the SNMP Event Log Extension Agent (Snmpelea) generatesthe following Event ID 3007 error:
Error opening event log file Security. Log will not be processed. Return code from OpenEventLog is 1314.
The updated Eventlog.dll file requires a special privilege to access thesecurity log.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Systems Management Serverversion 1.2. This problem has been corrected in the latest U.S. servicepack for Systems Management Server version 1.2. For information onobtaining the service pack, query on the following word in the MicrosoftKnowledge Base (without the spaces):
   S E R V P A C K				
To work around this problem, obtain the hotfix mentioned in the STATUSsection of this article, or wait for the next Systems Management Serverservice pack. The hotfix should have the following timestamp:
   4/3/98   9:31pm      112,032 Snmpelea.dll				

Article ID: 183770 - Last Review: 10/07/2013 22:45:31 - Revision: 1.3

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