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How to configure WMI Event Log Sensor to monitor ADFS\Admin event log?




I'm trying to monitor critical events in the Windows event log for my ADFS servers. These events are in the log "AD FS\Admin". When I configure the sensor, I can choose Applications, Security, Systems and others. The log I'm looking for is not listed... Is there a built-in way to monitor my ADFS\Admin log?

The physical path of the log: %SystemRoot%\System32\Winevt\Logs\AD FS%4Admin.evtx

adfs event log

Created on Aug 30, 2021 3:34:31 PM

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Thank you for your message.

Regarding what you would like to achieve, I invite you to have a look at this How-To article which will help you to add the log file you desire to monitor to the WMI class used by the sensor.

Afterwards, create the sensor anew and check that the event log is well recognized by the meta scan.

If you have questions, let us know.


Created on Aug 31, 2021 7:45:15 AM by  Florian Lesage [Paessler Support]



Thank you it works!

Created on Sep 8, 2021 12:58:52 PM



Thank you very much for your feedback. Glad to hear that it works.

Have a nice day.

Created on Sep 8, 2021 1:11:49 PM by  Florian Lesage [Paessler Support]

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