Starting with EventReporter 8.3 and MonitorWare Agent 4.3 two different event log monitor services are provided. They are called “Event Log Monitor” (V1) and “Event Log Monitor V2”. In short, the V2 version is recommended for Windows Vista (and above, e.g. Longhorn Server) while the other version is for previous releases of Windows (NT, 2000, […]
Can I use the old EventLog Monitor with Vista?
Windows Vista available since early 2007. Due to the changes Microsoft introduced with Vista, the procedure for monitoring event logs with the non-Vista event log monitor has changed. Adiscon introduced the native Vista EventLog Monitor V2 which requires no specific prerequisites. Some customers still prefer to use the previous EventLog Monitor. We recommend against this. […]
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 stored […]
How can I make Event ID part of the actual Syslog message while forwarding to a Syslog Server?
We are using MonitorWare Agent / EventReporter to forward Windows Event logs to a Syslog Server. The resulting syslog message doesn’t have the Event IDs in them. How can we make Event ID part of the actual Syslog message? One of the proposed solution would be to forward the Event Log messages using SETP Server. […]
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 that […]
How can I use a second sound card with the Play Sound Action?
I have got a second sound card on my machine, how can I use it with the Play Sound Action? PlaySounds action plays a sound on the local machine. It is possible to play wave files and some other “system” supported soundfiles. This does “NOT” include mp3 files. As MonitorWare Agent is usually running “as […]
Records are not displayed on the Web when MYSQL was the underline database ?
Records are not displayed on the web when I use MySQL ? Records aren’t displayed on the web when I use MySQL. The data isn’t retrieved even though the database is being populated and logs are being generated. Note that MySQL under Linux requires “case sensitive” in the most cases. MySQL database tables and, field […]
Step by Step Guide for Viewing Syslog Messages on Web
Can you give me step by step guidelines for viewing Syslog Messages on Web? Here is the step by step procedure for configuring Online Web interface for viewing Syslog Messages. First, make sure that IIS is installed and running. Then follow these steps: 1. Download the zip file from one of the following links depending […]
How to upgrade EventReporter from Version 5.x to 8.x and lower?
Configuration settings are totally different between version 5.x and 8.x The EventReporter configuration program can perform this upgrade automatically. To do so, be sure to start the EventReporter configuration program before starting the service. 1. Once you have started the new EventReporter Client, it will popup with this window if a EventReporter 5.x installation was […]
How to use the Event Severity filter?
The ‘Event Severity’ can be used to filter by event type. The following values are possible and valid: EVENTLOG SUCCESS 1 EVENTLOG ERROR TYPE 2 EVENTLOG WARNING TYPE 4 EVENTLOG INFORMATION TYPE 8 EVENTLOG AUDIT_SUCCESS 16 EVENTLOG AUDIT_FAILURE 32 To filter by multiple event types, you can use an OR filter on the top level […]