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MS Hyper-V Log Source - How to add

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Enable Hyper V logs

To monitor Hyper V Logs, add the Windows Server from which the Hyper V logs are to be collected.

For EventLog Analyzer to collect Hyper V logs, follow the below procedure

  1. Open your Event Viewer

  2. Go to Application and Service Logs > Microsoft > Windows

  3. Right click on the following options and select 'Enable Log'
    • Hyper-V-Config
    • Hyper-V-High-Availability
    • Hyper-V-Hypervisor
    • Hyper-V-Integration
    • Hyper-V-SynthFC
    • Hyper-V-SynthNic
    • Hyper-V-SynthStor
    • Hyper-V-VID
    • Hyper-V-VMMS

This will enable the logging for Hyper V Logs and the logs will be available under Event Viewer.

To perform search and generate report out of these logs,carry out the following registry configuration

  1. Open your registry editor, 'regedit' of your Windows host in Command Line window

  2. Navigate to Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog

  3. Right click on 'eventlog' and create new keys with the following name
    • Microsoft-Windows- Hyper-V-Config
    • Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-V-High-Availability
    • Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-V-Hypervisor
    • Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-V-Integration
    • Microsoft-Windows- Hyper-V-SynthFC
    • Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-V-SynthNic
    • Microsoft-Windows- Hyper-V-SynthStor
    • Microsoft-Windows- Hyper-V-VID
    • Microsoft-Windows- Hyper-V-VMMS
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