Configure forwarder resource usage

This policy setting controls resource usage for the forwarder (source computer) by controlling the events/per second sent to the Event Collector.

If you enable this policy setting, you can control the volume of events sent to the Event Collector by the source computer. This may be required in high volume environments.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, forwarder resource usage is not specified.

This setting applies across all subscriptions for the forwarder (source computer).

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
The maximum forwarding rate ( events/sec ) allowed for the forwarder:

Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\EventLog\EventForwarding
Value NameMaxForwardingRate
Default Value
Min Value
Max Value


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