Can SystemEDGE Log file monitor be used for Windows Event Logs?

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Article ID: 206025

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Products

CA Spectrum

Issue/Introduction

Can SystemEDGE Log file monitor be used for Windows Event Logs?

Environment

Release : 10.4.x

Component : Spectrum Core / SpectroSERVER

Resolution

You cannot monitor a Windows Event log using SystemEDGE Log File Monitoring.

The windows event log is a proprietary file format and log file monitoring only supports text-based files.

Event Log monitoring needs to be configured under System Resources > Windows Event Monitor within Spectrum.