Splunk Windows Registry Monitor

Hey everyone, just wanted to let you know that a preview release of Splunk just left the docks.


I want to introduce to you one the latest features for Windows Splunk – the monitoring of Windows registry in real time for activity/events, and the indexing and searching these events with Splunk.

While working on this we had a few challenges:

First, there aren’t any published win32 APIs that does this in user mode. The best that you can do with win32 API is to poll the registry for certain registry key/hives, and you’ll be notified when if the key or subkey of the hive has been changed. Even when you get a notification for a change, you will not …

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