win_audit_policy_system – Used to make changes to the system wide Audit Policy

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • Used to make changes to the system wide Audit Policy.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
audit_type
list / required
    Choices:
  • failure
  • none
  • success
The type of event you would like to audit for.
Accepts a list. See examples.
category
string
Single string value for the category you would like to adjust the policy on.
Cannot be used with subcategory. You must define one or the other.
Changing this setting causes all subcategories to be adjusted to the defined audit_type.
subcategory
string
Single string value for the subcategory you would like to adjust the policy on.
Cannot be used with category. You must define one or the other.

Notes

Note

See Also

See also

win_audit_rule – Adds an audit rule to files, folders, or registry keys
The official documentation on the win_audit_rule module.

Examples

- name: Enable failure auditing for the subcategory "File System"
  win_audit_policy_system:
    subcategory: File System
    audit_type: failure

- name: Enable all auditing types for the category "Account logon events"
  win_audit_policy_system:
    category: Account logon events
    audit_type: success, failure

- name: Disable auditing for the subcategory "File System"
  win_audit_policy_system:
    subcategory: File System
    audit_type: none

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
current_audit_policy
dictionary
always
details on the policy being targetted

Sample:
{ "File Share":"failure" }


Status

Authors

  • Noah Sparks (@nwsparks)

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