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What rights should I grand a regular user to read DC System Logs

Posted on 2015-01-12
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Hello,
I have a regular user which i'm looking to give permissions to have the SIEM read the AD logs (2008 R2).
I don't want to make that user a Domain Admin so i need to know what (if any) permissions (and how) i need to assign to have him read the security log (as of right now simple read permissions as everyone else fail)
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Normal user access will not work to login DC. you need to forward DC logs to other server and that server, you can allow user to access DC logs.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc748890.aspx
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I guess you just need to populate the built-in group "eventlog readers"
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Simple and perfect! thanks!
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