Eventlog

MDrivenServer will try to write exceptions to the eventlog.

The eventlog may be restricted for the user running the MDrivenServer process. If this is the case, you will see notes in the MDrivenServer logs that it is unable to write to the eventlog.

Adding Permissions For MDrivenServer To Write to the Windows Eventlog

Allow the MDrivenServer process user access. Follow the solution here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1274018/system-security-securityexception-when-writing-to-event-log

  1. Open the Registry Editor:
    1. Select Start then Run
    2. Enter regedt32 or regedit
  2. Navigate/expand to the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Eventlog\Security
    • Tip: I set the permission on the whole EventLog node
  3. Right-click on this entry and select Permissions.
  4. Add the Network Service user, or to the user running the AppPool
  5. Give it Read and Write permission
Adding Permissions For an AppPool
  1. Enter IIS AppPool\<myappoolname> (eg: IIS AppPool\MDrivenServer) in the Enter the object names to select: text box.
  2. Click the Check Names button and click OK.
  3. Check Modify under the Allow column, and click OK and OK.

(Yes, you can just type in IIS AppPool\ followed by the app pool name).

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