Windows System Event: 516

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System Event » Windows System Event: 516

Event ID 516 - Internal resources allocated for the queuing of audit messages have been exhausted, leading to the loss of some audits.

Description It indicates that an extremely high period of activity prevented Windows from logging %1 number of security events.
Category System

The event logs the following information:

Number of audit messages discarded: %1

Event 516 applies to the following operating systems:

Corresponding event in Windows 2008 and Vista - Event 4612

  • Windows server 2000
  • Windows server 2003 and XP