Windows Event Log (EventLog) Service on Windows Server 2008

Q

What is the "Windows Event Log (EventLog)" system service on Windows Server 2008? Can I disable "Windows Event Log"?

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A

"Windows Event Log (EventLog)" is a Windows Server 2008 service that manages events and event logs. It supports logging events, querying events, subscribing to events, archiving event logs, and managing event metadata. It can display events in both XML and plain text format. Stopping this service may compromise security and reliability of the system.

Detailed information on "Windows Event Log" service:

Service name: EventLog
Display name: Windows Event Log
Execution command: 
   C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
Dependencies: None
Impacts:
   Network Location Awareness
   Windows Event Collector

"Windows Event Log" service is provided by the svchost.exe program, see "svchost.exe Executable Program on Windows Server 2008" for details.

Disabling "Windows Event Log" service will cause issues on running Windows Server 2008.

 

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