Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

how to setup event email notification in windows 2008?

Posted on 2011-02-21
9
Medium Priority
?
838 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I would like to setup event email notification in windows 2008, is it possible? i know it's not possible in windows 2003...
0
Comment
Question by:okamon
  • 4
  • 2
  • 2
  • +1
9 Comments
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:wct296
ID: 34948887
Check out this
http://serverfault.com/questions/47953/windows-event-log-email-notification

If you dont have scripting ability - check out the option at the bottom of the page "Servers Alive" free for 10 events
0
 
LVL 47

Expert Comment

by:Donald Stewart
ID: 34948910
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:eugene20022002
ID: 34948911
Built into the OS , I dont think so BUT you can use the task schedular for individual events.

Open the Task Scheduler MMC, start the Create a Basic Task Wizard, give it a name and select on the event trigger. Set the Log , Source and Event ID to to what you want monitored , click next and select "Send and e-mail" click next and specify your e-mail settings etc.

There are some good free monitoring tools available. OpManger (Free for 10 devices)
SpiceWorks is another good one.
0
WatchGuard Case Study: Museum of Flight

“With limited money and limited staffing, we didn’t have a lot of choices in terms of what we could do to bring efficiency. WatchGuard played a central part in changing that.” To provide strong, secure Wi-Fi access within the museum, Hunter chose to deploy WatchGuard’s AP120 APs.

 
LVL 47

Expert Comment

by:Donald Stewart
ID: 34948916
0
 

Author Comment

by:okamon
ID: 34952080
Thank you will give them a try. and do you know with the one built in in windows has the ability to use other smtp server to send out email? for example, for people they don't have exchange

0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:eugene20022002
ID: 34953655
In my opinion as long as its a mail server with the ability to send mail you can use it. It does not have to be exchange
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:eugene20022002
ID: 34953674
simply put , any smtp server will do the trick, if it requires authentication then you will obviously need that to. but no it does not have to be exchange
0
 

Author Comment

by:okamon
ID: 34958358
sorry i meant mail server. But if i don't have mail server or the mail server went down, there is no way I can get notification...... is there any free utility can do this?
0
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
eugene20022002 earned 1200 total points
ID: 34959528
I havent done this inside of windows but I know it has a built in smtp server that you can use. Add/Remove programs or install features section.
You may also wanna try the tools listed below and see if it works for you.
http://www.beyondlogic.org/solutions/cmdlinemail/cmdlinemail.htm

http://www.pendriveapps.com/free-smtp-server-portable-smtp-server/
0

Featured Post

Ready for your healthcare security check-up?

In the past few years, healthcare organizations have become a prime target for advanced attacks. Does your organization have what it needs to defend itself? Schedule your healthcare security check-up today and download our free Healthcare Security Resource Kit today!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When you put your credit card number into a website for an online transaction, surely you know to look for signs of a secure website such as the padlock icon in the web browser or the green address bar.  This is one way to protect yourself from oth…
The Internet has made sending and receiving information online a breeze. But there is also the threat of unauthorized viewing, data tampering, and phoney messages. Surprisingly, a lot of business owners do not fully understand how to use security t…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to enable the VMware\Hyper-V licensed feature of Backup Exec 2012. In addition, how to add a VMware server and configure a backup job. The first step is to acquire the necessary licen…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to join and promote the first Windows Server 2012 domain controller into an Active Directory environment running on Windows Server 2008. Determine the location of the FSMO roles by lo…
Suggested Courses

886 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question