How to fix permissions error on Windows event logs?
When installing the legacy Web Application, some implementers have reported having the following issue on Step 3 of Edit permissions to Windows event logs:
Whenever I try to give permissions to IIS_IUSRS for the EventLog->State node, I get a permissions error. For all the other steps, assigning the permission worked. I tried as Administrator, and even after booting in Safe Mode. Any ideas?
In the Registry Editor, select
Right-click on the
Make sure the location is the computer and not the network. If it is not the case, press
Locationsbutton and select the computer from the list (usually first item in list).
Administratorsgroup from the search results list and press
OKagain to validate the selection.
OKto close the
Give full permissions to
IIS_IUSRS, as described in the Assign permission to source folders section. If the IIS_IUSRS user is not present in the list, then click
Addbutton to add it manually.
Repeat the same steps for every
Eventlognode, as it can be required depending on the server’s environment.
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