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Query the New Windows Audit Policies Programmatically

, 26 Feb 2010 CPOL
This sample show how to access the information retrieved by running Auditpol.
//	---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
//	Author:			Marc Ochsenmeier
//	Email:			info@winitor.net
//	Web:			www.winitor.net
//	Date:			25.02.2010
//
//	Description:	Read the Windows Audit Policy settings programmatically like "Auditpol" does.
//	---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
#include "stdafx.h"
#include "Audit Policy Browser.h"
#include "Audit Policy BrowserDlg.h"
#include "Audit Policy Manager.h"
#include "Audit Policy Category.h"

#ifdef _DEBUG
#define new DEBUG_NEW
#endif


// CAuditPolicyBrowserApp
BEGIN_MESSAGE_MAP(CAuditPolicyBrowserApp, CWinAppEx)
	ON_COMMAND(ID_HELP, &CWinApp::OnHelp)
END_MESSAGE_MAP()

// CAuditPolicyBrowserApp construction
CAuditPolicyBrowserApp::CAuditPolicyBrowserApp()
{
}

// The one and only CAuditPolicyBrowserApp object
CAuditPolicyBrowserApp theApp;

// CAuditPolicyBrowserApp initialization
BOOL CAuditPolicyBrowserApp::InitInstance()
{
	// InitCommonControlsEx() is required on Windows XP if an application
	// manifest specifies use of ComCtl32.dll version 6 or later to enable
	// visual styles.  Otherwise, any window creation will fail.
	INITCOMMONCONTROLSEX InitCtrls;
	InitCtrls.dwSize = sizeof(InitCtrls);
	// Set this to include all the common control classes you want to use
	// in your application.
	InitCtrls.dwICC = ICC_WIN95_CLASSES;
	InitCommonControlsEx(&InitCtrls);

	CWinAppEx::InitInstance();

	AfxEnableControlContainer();

	//	Our UI-based App
	CAuditPolicyBrowserDlg dlg;
	m_pMainWnd = &dlg;
	dlg.DoModal();

	return FALSE;
}

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