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Event log - Kernal Event Tracing log issue - should I worry?Helpful Member! 

stduc (Programmer) (OP)
9 Feb 13 4:31
I seem to be getting quite a few of these warnings in my Event log lately. Should I be bothered? If so, what do I need to do to prevent the problem?


The backing-file for the real-time session "WDC.BE95A9B1-DE15-4B78-B923-A12AB70BE951" has reached its maximum size. As a result, new events will not be logged to this session until space becomes available. This error is often caused by starting a trace session in real-time mode without having any real-time consumers.

- <Event xmlns="">
- <System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-EventTracing" Guid="{B675EC37-BDB6-4648-BC92-F3FDC74D3CA2}" />
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2010-11-01T19:29:19.008914600Z" />
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="4" ThreadID="3064" />
<Security UserID="S-1-5-18" />
- <EventData>
<Data Name="SessionName">WDC.BE95A9B1-DE15-4B78-B923-A12AB70BE951</Data>
<Data Name="ErrorCode">3221225864</Data>
<Data Name="LoggingMode">256</Data>
linney (TechnicalUser)
9 Feb 13 14:45
This response suggests that you just increase the size of the log file and forget about the error.

Event-Kernal tracing
stduc (Programmer) (OP)
12 Feb 13 6:50
Thanks for that. However I can't see how you increase the log file size or even where you go to change it. I'm feeling a right dumbo now but I think I need step by step instructions.
Helpful Member!  guitarzan (Programmer)
12 Feb 13 9:23
Run eventvwr.msc, do a right-click over the log (For example, System or Application etc) and select Properties. Size and other options are there.
stduc (Programmer) (OP)
12 Feb 13 14:15
Many thanks - done - wasn't easy to find the relevant log though - Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-EventTracing/Admin

At least I hope that's the one.

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