Configuring System Settings


 

The Settings tab lets you configure several system settings for the server running EventLog Analyzer, as well as other settings.

 

The Simulate option generates sample event logs so that you can view reports without having to collect actual event logs. At any time click the Stop Simulate link to stop sending the sample data to EventLog Analyzer

 

The following is the the list of configuration options available under the System Settings section:

 

Setting Description
Add New Host Click this link to add a host from which event logs need to be collected
Host Groups Click this link to add, edit, or delete host groups

Host Details

Click this link to view device details for each host from which event logs are collected

Alert Profiles Click this link to view the alert profiles set up so far
Database Filters Click this link to set up database filters for storing event logs
Schedule Listing Click this link to view the list of reports scheduled
Archived Files Click this link to configure archiving intervals, or load an archived file into the database
Imported Log Files To view the list of imported files in to the EventLog Analyzer server and import Windows Event Log files via HTTP from the local machine and by FTP from remote machine
Rebranding ELA Web Client To customize EventLog Analyzer Web Client to suit the needs of Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) or large enterprises
Compliance Settings To configure a new compliance type with required reports from the set of default reports and customize the existing compliance type with required reports.
Working Hour To configure Working and Non-Working hours event log collection pattern of the organization.
Agent Administration To install EventLog Analyzer agent in a machine and assign hosts to the agent for log collection

 

The following is the the list of configuration options available under the Administration Settings section:

 

Setting Description
External Authentication Settings Click this link to import AD users details, import AD users details periodically, use AD authentication and to configure RADIUS server details in the EventLog Analyzer server.
User Management Click this link to add, edit, or delete users in EventLog Analyzer
Account Settings

Click this link to change the default password and e-mail address set for the user account.

This applies to only for users with Guest or Operator access level

ELA Configurations Click this link to save the EventLog Analyzer configurations to restore when you restart the server.
Mail Server Settings Click this link to configure the mail server
SMS Settings Click this link to configure the SMS settings in order to get SMS alert notifications in your cellular phone.
Server Diagnostics Click this link to view system-related information
Alert Me Click this link to configure Email alert for EventLog Analyzer failure

Database Console

Click this link to access the database and execute queries

 

Apart from this, the left navigation pane includes the DB Storage Options box. The Current Storage Size value is used to define the number of days for which event logs collected, will be retained in the database. The default value is 32 days, after which the oldest values are deleted.

 

You can change the Current Storage Size value to reflect the storage settings required for your setup. Once done, click Update to save your changes.

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