What happen install sysmon without config file

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if I install sysmon without config file what happen for logs that it save?

Advanced system utilities to manage, troubleshoot, and diagnose Windows and Linux systems and applications.
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  1. Will 400 Reputation points

    Installing sysmon without a config file just uses MSFT's defaults which only records essential system activities like process (creation/termination), mods to the registry and a few other things but it won't capture network events by default.

    You've got to create/tweek a config file to get it to recoord what you need/want to monitor.

    Logs will be stored here:

    Applications and Services Logs/Microsoft/Windows/Sysmon/Operational

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