Solved

Managing Windows Server logs

Posted on 2014-01-22
2
173 Views
Last Modified: 2014-02-04
Hello,
I have a  Windows 2003 and 2008 environment and have been task to check the server logs more frequently; sometime this can become kind of tidiest and can be for gotten. I am trying to find a free product that will allow me to centralize my Windows Server logs and make this task easier to manage, do you know of a product that could help me manage this better?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:ahmad1467
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Felix Leven
ID: 39799946
Any Windows Server 2008+ or Windows Vista+ computer can become your centralized log Computer.

You really should think about updating your 2003 Servers soon.

http://www.windowsecurity.com/articles-tutorials/authentication_and_encryption/Centralized-Auditing-here-FREE.html
0
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
Sainyam Aggarwal earned 500 total points
ID: 39805741
You can schedule email notification for the particular or set of events you want to monitor on Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008.

It will send you email  when that particular event occurs with the details you want to have, its a in built Windows feature to monitor events logs.

let me you know if you need more help in configuring that.
0

Featured Post

Turn Insights Into Action

You’ve already invested in ITSM tools, chat applications, automation utilities, and more. Fortify these solutions with intelligent communications so you can drive business processes forward.

With xMatters, you'll never miss a beat.

Question has a verified solution.

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

New Windows 7 Installations take days for Windows-Updates to show up and install. This can easily be fixed. I have finally decided to write an article because this seems to get asked several times a day lately. This Article and the Links apply to…
Restoring deleted objects in Active Directory has been a standard feature in Active Directory for many years, yet some admins may not know what is available.
This tutorial will show how to push an installation of Backup Exec to an additional server in both 2012 and 2014 versions of the software. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, select Installation and Licensing, then I…
This tutorial will walk an individual through locating and launching the BEUtility application to properly change the service account username and\or password in situation where it may be necessary or where the password has been inadvertently change…

717 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