Event logs record significant events on the agent computer, such as security-related events (e.g., whether a user trying to log on to Windows was successful).These event log records are based on the Windows Event Viewer for the last 24 hours and can be accessed from the Logs tab of the Computer Management screen for the agent.Double-click on any entry in the Logs tab and a prompt will open to perform a search for the Event ID.
Some applications log events in a custom category instead of logging them into the default Applications category.If you encounter problems using any feature of Event Viewer, first ensure that the Windows Event Log service is running.If you are working with event subscriptions, ensure that the Windows Event Collector service is running.Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site.If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site. There is also a command to verify the membership, issue that cmdlet just to verify it was added.Next you must modify the Log Access for the Domain Controllers security logs.In this post, I will be teaching you how to configure Windows Event Logs Forwarding for Active Directory Security Logs that are stored on Domain Controllers.This is a real world example of how to use DSC in your environments and showcases the benefits of using DSC.To view the event logs for a specific machine: The event logs are updated by the agent’s inventory schedule and Event Log Mode (inventory only uses schedule, immediately send errors, immediately send all, etc.) defined by its template.To manually update the inventory, select Begin The message of the log entry. Warnings & Error events will include the first 150 characters of the message Info or Success Audit events will contain the first 100 characters of the message Success events for Event IDs 4648, 4647, 46 will include the full message.This tutorial is aimed at helping you tighten your Windows security and proactively preventing performance degradation by identifying and monitoring critical Windows Events.The tutorial is made available in two parts, with this first part covering topics focussed on what you need to know as a beginner about Event Logs and why they need to be watched.You can save the event in a file and view it on a computer that has the application installed, or you can install the application on the local computer.