Some Security Checks Fail in Windows 2008 and Later Versions

  • 7018013
  • 02-Sep-2016
  • 02-Sep-2016


NetIQ Secure Configuration Manager 6.0
NetIQ Secure Configuration Manager 6.1


The following security checks fail in computers where Secure Configuration Manager is running on Windows 2008 or a later version:

  • Application event log failure auditing

  • Application event log success auditing

  • Security event log failure auditing

  • Security event log success auditing

  • System event log failure auditing

  • System event log success auditing

Secure Configuration Manager displays the following error when you try to run any of these security checks:

Object does not exist. System could not find file specified.


This issue is resolved in SCM 6.1
Download and apply SCM 6.1 from our website:


Windows 2008 and later versions changed the location that events were stored causing these checks to fail.