Monitoring

Last Updated on 16 Oct. 2014, Total: 23 Blog Posts

  1. Customizing a Data Collector Set

    As we have seen in the previous post creating a customized Data Collector Set is pretty straight forward. Go here to read the post! In addition we have seen that the data sources defined were derived from a set template. In this post we are going to see how you can add your own data sources to a previously created... Read More

  2. Data Collector Sets

    Most Systems Administrators have used Performance Monitor to view real-time performance data on Windows servers and identify bottlenecks. Some may have also recorded sessions and later analyzed log files for performance issues. In fact, this is what I will be talking about in the couple of posts to come, mainly about Data Collector Sets. Data Collector sets gather system information,... Read More

  3. Event Subscription delay

    Events are collected or sent (when subscription configuration is set to normal) every 15 minutes which is quite adequate for normal operations; however, there might be critical periods for some resources that we need to reduce this delay and get critical events faster. As already noted in Setting up an Event Collecting Computer, with the help of the wecutil command-line... Read More

  4. FlowBAT - Flow Analysis GUI

    Network Flow data provides a significant amount of context with minimal storage overhead providing historical data that can account for every connection into and out of your network, but its adoption has been slowed because most of the tools available for performing flow data analysis can be challenging to use... Read More

  5. Free tool that detects Netgear switches

    German IT security firm Curesec releases a set of tools that helps you catalog all Netgear switches on your internal infrastructure... Read More

  6. Handling malicious Internet route leaks – check list

    Anyone connecting to the Internet must have this contingency as part of their routing policy... Read More

  7. How to Manage Multiple Servers in Windows Server 2012

    Managing Multiple Servers in Windows Server 2012... Read More

  8. Log system activity with System Monitor (Sysmon)

    Creators of Windows Sysinternals Mark Russinovich and Thomas Garnier announce a new Sysinternals utility that monitors and reports key system activity via the Windows event log... Read More

  9. Managing Windows Events

    The wealth of info stored in Windows event logs is astonishing. But most often we miss what we are looking for as the amount of information stored may be overwhelming at times. There are various third-party tools out there that manage and organize event logs in a useful manner; however, I would like to share with you some Event Forwarding... Read More

  10. Monitoring tools for Large-Scale Networks

    A suite of open source tools for monitoring large-scale networks using flow data... Read More

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