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My server 2008r2 security log is filling up with over 6000 5145 and 5156 events every 30 seconds. What is happening?
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by:Kent Dyer
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If am reading this correctly, this is in the Event Viewer..

What does your Event Viewer show when you open these up?

That is where I would start.

HTH,

Kent
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by:daveschultz7777
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Closer examination of the log shows 3 users (out of 35) are creating all the 5145 events. The 5145 events (Detailed File share) are followed by 5156 events (Filtering Platform Connection).
I don't know if they are related to each other. I suspect some virus activity may be causing the 5145 events. I won't know until tomorrow when I can get onsite.
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by:Tony Giangreco
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It looks like someone is accessing a network share continously and it's taking so much ram and processor that it's causing registry problems.

Are you being hit by an virus from inside? or possibly an app that is stuck in a loop?

http://www.ultimatewindowssecurity.com/securitylog/encyclopedia/event.aspx?eventid=5145
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I found the computer causing the the problem. Removed it from the network and everything returned to normal. It had a virus and is being cleaned.
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by:Seth Simmons
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