Adiscon cares for the home user. There are two versions of WinSyslog the – “InterActive SyslogViewer” and “WinSyslog Professional”. The free edition is targeted to the home user. It offers a free, interactive scrolling display of received syslog messages. The 60 most current messages can be viewed in the mode. There is no time limit […]
How to perform a mass rollout?
A mass rollout in the scope of this topic is any case where the product is rolled out to more than 5 to 10 machines and this rollout is to be automated. This is described first in this article. A special case may also be where remote offices shall receive exact same copies of the […]
These sample here implement the MonitorWare Common Database Format in widely used database systems. Attention Sybase users: the “Message” name is reserved in your database system and cannot be used as a field name. It needs to be changed, otherwise the table create will fail. Be sure to also change it in to client database […]
Is SMS-alerting possible with a GSM modem and the Send to Communications Port-Action?
Which tools to use … Every of our products (EventReporter, MonitorWare Agent and WinSyslog) contain a action which is able to send messages to the communications port of the PC. The question is, if it is possible, to use a GSM modem connected to this port for realtime SMS alerting. The “Send to communication port”-action […]
Default Timevalues Setting in WinSyslog explained.
The general options of each product (EventReporter, MonitorWare Agent and WinSyslog) contain a setting for the “Default Timevalues”. This setting can be set to Localtime and UTC (Universal Coordinated Time) which is default. If you switch this setting to Localtime, you may wounder why output timevalues still are in UTC. Internally we need to […]
How to use Stored Procedures with ‘write database’?
EventReporter, MonitorWare Agent and WinSyslog support stored procedures in their ‘write database’ actions. This option is supported for Microsoft SQL Server only. With other database systems, it might work, but Adiscon does not guarantee it. Stored procedures are used just like database tables. The main difference is that instead of the table name, the […]
To what extent MonitorWare Agent 4.x / WinSyslog 7.x Support SNMP?
I am using MonitorWare Agent 4.x / WinSyslog 7.x on my NT Server. To what extent MonitorWare Agent 4.x / WinSyslog 7.x Support SNMP? MonitorWare Agent and WinSyslog are capable of either sending or receiving SNMP Traps. Usually SNMP Traps are used by network devices to report status messages to the managing system. Our […]
How to run MonitorWareLine Products on Windows Cluster Servers?
You want to run i.e. WinSyslog on a Windows 2003 Cluster but you are not sure if it will work properly on this platform and if there are any particular issues to be aware of in this configuration? In our sample, we will use WinSyslog, but it also works with EventReporter or MonitorWare Agent. […]
What is the log file format for generating reports with Monilog for MonitorWare Agent, WinSyslog and EventReporter?
I am using MonitorWare Agent 4.x / EventReporter 8.x / WinSyslog 7.x What are the settings that I would have to make such that the log file is generated in a format that is acceptable to Monilog? There are a few things that have to be set in order to generate a log file […]
How to process Syslog messages from Solaris 8/9 systems?
This article describes how to workaround problems which occur when you are receiving and processing Syslog messages from Solaris 8/9 systems. The Problem: The problem exists in the way, the Syslog messages are formatted from Solaris 8/9. As an example, we take the following sample Syslog message: <38>Aug 2 11:49:23 su: [ID 366847 auth.info] ‘su […]