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Best practise to gather all event log erros



i am rather new in PRTG.

I want to collect al errors from the Windows Event Log. I don't care in which log they are, but i would see al errors per server base.

And somewhat further: I would like to see a list from all the errors all servers combined.

How can i do that ?

eventlog prtg wmi

Created on Aug 25, 2011 7:57:32 AM

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to monitor all errors in the event logs on your targets you would have to add one WMI Event Log Sensor per event log to a device in PRTG and select the Event Type Error in the sensors. Please be aware that if there are more than one error-events in a scan, only the last one will be written as the 'message' into the sensors Log. However it is not possible to report the messages from the events I'm afraid. You could try using the PRTG API though to produce a CSV/XML-List of the messages from each sensor.

best regards.

Created on Aug 25, 2011 2:48:46 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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