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:
|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|
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:
|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|
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|
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.