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I want to create a group policy to audit the file and folder deletion on my file server, domain controller as well. (DC is acting as file server)

So created a GPO and linked that GPO on Domain controllers OU.

Below is my Group policy

Enable Audit Policy: On the DC (File server) where I want to track file deletion, go to Administrative Tools->Local Security Policy->Audit Policy , double click "Audit Object Access" on the right pane and switch-on "Success" & "Failure".

Second thing I enabled audit on the folder on which I would like to enable the auditing.

Enable auditing for user/group:

I enabed and add user/security group for auditing on the folder which needs to be captured for file deletion.

  • Right click on the target folder (ex. D:\share1), selected Properties and go to Security Tab.
  • Clicked on Advanced , and select Auditing Tab.
  • Added here the security group , I have added EVERYONE .
  • On the next screen select "Successful" & "Failed" on "Delete subfolders and files" & "Delete". Apply new settings and exit from properties.

But when I deleted file or folder on share1, I haven't got any eventid related to file deletion, generally there should be eventid 560, but it's not....

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closed as off topic by slhck Feb 26 '13 at 20:36

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The Local Security Policy is not the same as Group Policy, so I'm a little confused as to what you linked to the DC OU? –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Jun 10 '12 at 15:38
    
I have been fighting this problem for a long time. Have not been able to find a proper instruction for auditing deletes on the DFS files. This is by far the best but I need one that starts from the server desktop sogeeky.blogspot.sg/2006/07/… –  Jake Feb 20 '13 at 3:45
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This might be a better question for severfault, fyi. –  BigHomie Feb 26 '13 at 14:48
    
It can't be migrated there, so I suggest re-asking in a similar form. –  slhck Feb 26 '13 at 20:36