MonitorWare Agent Features – Complete Windows Event Log Monitoring

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The Windows Event Log Monitor service processes Windows Event Logs. These are the native Windows event repositories. All "well-behaved" applications log messages into them. With the Event Log Monitor, they can automatically be parsed, filtered, processed and forwarded. The full set of log sources in supported, including Windows 2000 and 2003 specific logs, custom event logs and event log files (e.g. from SAN devices).


Event Log Monitor Properties

General Options

General Options available on this form are "Sleep Time" and "Overrun Prevention Delay". Sleep time specifies the time after which event log monitor should check for new events whereas overrun prevention delay allows configuring a delay after generating an event. To get more details about general options of this feature please consult the online manual.

Advanced Options

Once you click on the Advanced Options button, a screen-shot similar to the one below is opened.


Event Log Monitor – Advanced Options

For further details about advanced options of this feature please consult the online manual.

Event Log Types

The "Event Log Types" configures per-event-log settings. The corresponding log will only be processed if the respective "Enable" checkbox is checked. The parameters are common to all logs and each dialog looks similar:


Event Log Monitor – EventLog Types Options

For further details about options on this screen shot please refer to the online manual.

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