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What is the difference between the Free and Professional Editions?
Is a trial version of EventLog Analyzer available for evaluation?
Does the trial version have any restrictions?
Do I have to reinstall EventLog Analyzer when moving to the fully paid version?
What hosts can EventLog Analyzer collect event logs from?
I don't want to collect or report on actual event logs. Can I still use this
How many users can access the application simultaneously?
EventLog Analyzer runs in a web browser. Does that mean I can access it from
Can EventLog Analyzer collect logs if dcom is disabled on remote systems?
How do I buy EventLog Analyzer?
How to monitor Windows Events in EventLog Analyzer Linux Installation?
What are the recommended system requirements for EventLog Analyzer?
Can I install EventLog Analyzer as a root user?
When I try to access the web client, another web server comes up. How
is this possible?
Is a database backup necessary, or does EventLog Analyzer take care
How to take database backup?
If EventLog Analyzer crashes, fresh installation of the application may be required. In that case, you can restore the above folders to the same location and access the data.
If you have configured password for MySQL in the old server, you need the following files from the old server to new server during migration or a fresh install due to crash.
- startDB.bat and configureODBC.vbs located under <Eventlog Analyzer Home>\bin directory
- myodbc3.dll and myodbc3s.dll located under <Eventlog Analyzer Home>\lib directory
- mysql-ds.xml located under <Eventlog Analyzer Home>\server\default\deploy directory
Option 2 - To automate regular backup
Batch files are available to start, stop EventLog Analyzer Service (Windows Service) during your automatic backup process.
The file is available in the below URL:
Download the Automate.zip file. Extract the files and rename them as stopELAservice.bat and startELAservice.bat respectively under <EventLog Analyzer Home>\bin folder.
Use the Windows 'Scheduled Tasks' and schedule stopELAservice.bat to run at the time when your backup application starts and schedule the startELAservice.bat to run when your backup application stops. With this you can automate the backup process.
- This batch file applies only when the EventLog Analyzer is running as a Windows service (named 'ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer')
- In the web client of EventLog Analyzer, you have options to backup the Profiles of Reports, Alerts and Database Filters with export
The procedure to take backup of MSSQL database is given in the link below:
Take backup of the following folders:
- <EventLog Analyzer Home>\server\default\indexes
- <EventLog Analyzer Home>\archive
You can carry out the above steps once every fortnight and restore it if there is any issue.
How to configure EventLog Analyzer as service in Windows, after installation?
How to configure EventLog Analyzer as service in Linux, after installation?
How do I add hosts to EventLog Analyzer so that it can start collecting event
How do I see session information of all users registered to log in to EventLog
How long can I store data in the EventLog Analyzer database?
How to monitor Oracle Audit Logs?
Why am I seeing empty graphs?
What are the types of report formats that I can generate?
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