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What is performance hit when auditing large number of files on Windows 2008 Server?

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I want to turn on file auditing on some folders that have a lot of files(10,000+) and subfolders.  It is on a good strong 2008 Server with lots of RAM.  What I want to know is what kind of performance hit or overhead load this will take up?  I also understand the logging is done through event viewer/security.  Is there a painless way to have this exported and sorted?
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Darius Ghassem earned 50 total points
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Not much of a performance hit on the system just takes up disk space.

Here is a new tool for Event Viewer.

http://www.windowsecurity.com/articles/WEVTUTIL-Manage-Event-Logs.html
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