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Windows Event Log Rules

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Windows Event Log Rules

 

By using this option, you can monitor the various Windows and Windows Azure events. The events received will be displayed in the Windows Monitor details page.

 

Also, you can generate alarms in Applications Manager based on the configured rule. For e.g., when an event of type Error occurs in System Log, you can generate a critical alarm which will in turn affect the health of the Windows or Azure Monitor.

 

Browse through the following topics to understand Event Log Configuration:

Note:

Event Log Monitoring is available in Windows Installations and also in WMI mode of monitoring only.


 

Event Logs Rules Configuration:

 

For receiving windows events, you have to configure Event Log Rules. You can get notified by the events from the following Log Files:

Note:

The event logs added by default cannot be deleted.


 

Windows Azure Logs Rules Configuration:

 

You can monitor Windows Azure Trace logs and Diagnostic Infrastructure logs using Applications Manager. You must first configure Trace Log or Diagnostic Infrastructure log rules. The logs received will be displayed in the details page of the Windows Azure Role Instances. You can also generate alarms in Applications Manager based on the configured rule.

 

For e.g., when an event of type Error occurs in the System Log, you can generate a critical alarm. This alarm will, in turn, affect the Health of the Windows Azure Role Instance.

 

Here is how you can configure a new rule for Windows Azure:

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