To display log properties dialog:
Activate Event Log View and select from the main menu
Right click on the log name in the Computers
Tree and select
from Tree context menu.
Log file name - name of the
log file and its location.
File size - size of the log file
in kilobytes (and bytes).
File created - when the log file
File modified -when the log file
was modified. Note that due to caching you can see events generated
after this time.
File accessed - when the log file
Maximum log size - log file
size will not exceed this value.
When maximum log size is
Overwrite events as needed - when
the log is full, the newest events will replace the oldest.
Overwrite events older then xx
days - when the log is full new events will replace the old
ones only if they are older then xx days.
Do not overwrite events (clear log
manually) - if the log is full, you should clear it
manually. Note that non-administrative users will not be able to
logon if the log is full.
Backup log automatically, then clear
it - log will be saved as a file and the emptied. See also:
Automatic Event Log
Restore defaults - resets
Event Log Size options to default
Clear Log - empties event