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Hi All,

I've been messing around with the event log monitor on a DFS server. There are specific logs that, if they have occurred more than 30 times in 5 minutes, I want an alarm. This seems hard to do, because PRTG counts events#sec. How can I hack this, to make It work. I don't want an alarm everytime the event has happened, because the event has a tolerable limit for performance.

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eventlog log windows windowsserver2012

Created on May 31, 2018 10:49:06 AM by  mbaadk (0) 1 1

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Hi Michael,

What the sensor shows is "found events per second (in relation to the scanning interval)". It might work when using an intervall of 5 minutes/300 seconds and then set an upper error limit of 0.1 in the channel (30/300=0.1), so it would turn to error whenever it measures 0.1 or higher.

Kind regards,


Created on May 31, 2018 12:30:15 PM by  Erhard Mikulik [Paessler Support]

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