MS SQL Server Audit Event: 24278

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24278: Issued enable trace C2 audit mode command

C2 is an auditing standard where both success and failure events pertaining to database objects and execution of statements are recorded. Event 24278 occurs when a command to turn on the C2 audit mode for trace has been issued. It is generated by the TRACE_CHANGE_GROUP action group. Important information can be derived from this event including the:

  • Date and time at which the event occurred.
  • Session identifier of the event.
  • Privileged user who performed the action.
  • Server associated with the event.
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