Managing Event Log Size of Applications ans Services Logs

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I am curious as to how I can manage the retention settings of Event logs on Windows 2008 R2 using group policy. I know you can manage the log size retention policies of the System, Security, Application, and Setup Logs. But what about all of the new logging that was added in Windows 2008 R2 under the Applications and Services node in Event Viewer? How can one manage the size\retention of those logs? I am not seeing anything in group policy for those...

Specifically, I want to increase the maximum log size of my AppLocker logs under Application and Services Logs - Microsoft - Windows - AppLocker - "EXE and DLL" and MSI and Script"
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Create a Group Policy Preference and set the MaxSize registry key for each log you want to set the max size for. You'll find all of the app and service event logs under:


I was going to write up a whole list of instructions...but I figured surely someone on the Internet has documented this already and sure enough they have :)

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