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Windows Event Log rules

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Updated: June 16, 2017

Windows Event Log rules allow you to receive alerts whenever an event takes place. After the rule is created, you must 'Push' the policy to begin receiving alerts.

To enable a Windows Event Log Rule:

  1. Ensure that Event log monitoring is enabled.
  2. Go to Settings > Rules and add a new Windows Event Log rule.
  3. Go to Settings > Policies and add the rule to the policy that the Windows host(s) belongs to:
  4. Rule Name

    The name of the Windows Event Logs rule.

    Event Log

    The log file you wish to monitor (Application, System).

    Event Source

    The type of event in the event log you wish to monitor.

    Event ID

    The event ID you wish to monitor.

    Record and Notify

    The types of events you would like to either record or be notified on.

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