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How To setup a File Logging Action

Last updated 2016-09-27 by Pascal Withopf, using Winsyslog 13.3. Please note: This Step By Step Guide works for EventReporter, MonitorWare Agent and WinSyslog. 1. First we define a new rule set. Right-click “Rules”. A pop up menu will appear. Select “Add Rule Set” from this menu. On screen, it looks as follows: 2. Then, a window […]

How To setup Windows centralized Monitoring

Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 systems monitoring is really important for all small to large sized enviroments. MonitorWare line of products helps to accomplish this important task. This article is to help you establish a small setup to monitor your Windows NT/2000/XP and 2003 systems. This article is strictly task focused. It does not describe why the systems […]

How to configure Monilog?

For Configuring MoniLog You would need: 1 MoniLog to automatically generate consolidated reports based on the gathered log data at the central server. To deliver MoniLog reports, you need a local web server (for example Microsoft’s IIS or Apache) and a mail server capable of talking SMTP (most modern servers support this). You need administrative […]

Database Logging with MSSQL

This guide helps you to add database logging to any of your services. Microsoft SQL Enterprise Manager 1. To create a new Database, open up the Microsoft SQL Enterprise Manager. 2. Right-click on “Databases” and select “New Database”. 3. Select a Database Name there and click “OK”. ODBC Data Source Administrator After you created the […]

How To setup Windows centralized Monitoring

Please Note: This article is valid for EventReporter 8.x and lower, WinSyslog 7.x and lower and MonitorWare Agent 4.x and lower in addition to MonitorWare Console 2.1 ! Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 systems monitoring is really important for all small to large sized environments. MonitorWare line of products helps to accomplish this important task. This article is […]

How do I Add filters for MonitorWare Agent, WinSyslog and EventReporter?

1. You would at least need the Basic Edition of MonitorWare Agent / WinSyslog / EventReporter for this scenario. Please Note: We are using MonitorWare Agent in this guide whereas MonitorWare Agent is superset of WinSyslog and EventReporter. So this guide is also applicable for WinSyslog and EventReporter. 2. When the Configuration Program client is […]

How to store custom properties of a log message in a database

Last updated 2016-09-30 by Pascal Withopf, using Winsyslog 13.3. This step-by-step guide describes a scenario where WinSyslog receives syslog data from a Fortigate firewall, parses the messages via post processing action and writes the custom parsed properties into a database. Step 1 – Creating the Syslog Server First, please create the syslog server service by right […]

How To setup Windows centralized Monitoring

Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 systems monitoring is really important for all small to large sized enviroments. MonitorWare line of products helps to accomplish this important task. This article is to help you establish a small setup to monitor your Windows NT/2000/XP and 2003 systems. This article is strictly task focused. It does not describe why the systems […]

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