Windows Security Log Event ID 806

Operating Systems Windows 2003 and XP
CategoryPolicy Change
Type Success
Corresponding events
in Windows 2008
and Vista

806: Per User Audit Policy was refreshed

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Windows Server 2003 is supposed to include per user selective auditing but no documentation exists from MS. You will occasionally see this event logged. See also event 807.

See Roger Grimes article at for an excellent introduction to per user selective auditing.

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Description Fields in 806

  •  Number of elements: %1
  •  Policy ID: %2

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Examples of 806

Per User Audit Policy was refreshed.
Number of elements:0
Policy ID: (0x0,0x82866)

Per User Audit Policy was refreshed.
Number of elements: 0
Policy ID: (0x0,0x153D6)

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