[Nagiosplug-help] Howto monitor windows eventlog ???

Michael D Schleif mds at helices.org
Wed May 25 23:17:36 CEST 2005

* On 2005:05:19:16:07:37-0500 I, Michael D Schleif <mds at helices.org>, scribed:
> I am planning to monitor windows eventlogs with Nagios.  I have
> googled, and I have searched the archives to these lists.  I have not
> found an exhaustive answer to the following question:
>     What are the differences between the various windows eventlog tools?
> Clearly, there are several tools available; and I need only one (1).
> How can I select that one that best meets my needs?  Even if it behooves
> me to setup rigorous trials of each, which one ought I to select first?
> Please, understand, I am *not* asking `which is best?'; rather, I would
> like pointers illustrating which features are in which tool, and which
> are not.  Then, I can select that tool that has the most features that I
> want.  Of course, reliability and usability are also factors.
> What do you think?

Aw, cmon, folks!  I really could use your experienced input here.

Why did you select one or the other plugin for monitoring windows event

What do you like best about your choice?

What do you wish were different?

Are they all the same?

Best Regards,

mds resource
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we think we know.  The more I know, the more I know I don't know . . .
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