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The EventSentry Network Services service has the following prerequisites: Licensing While the Syslog and SNMP daemon functionality is included with EventSentry at no extra charge you will need to have at least a 10host Network Device or evaluation license installed. Visual C Runtime The Microsoft Visual C 2008 Redistributable ...

KB-ID 190
Category: Network Monitoring
Applies to: 2.92

Starting with version 2.92 EventSentry can receive SNMP traps with the EventSentry Network Services service. This service includes a Syslog as well as Snmp daemon processing incoming Syslog messages and/or Snmp traps. Incoming messages can either be logged to the event log and/or the EventSentry database. This service will also be availa...

KB-ID 191
Category: Network Monitoring
Applies to: 2.92

Yes you can monitor Cisco devices as well as network devices from other vendors in a variety of ways with EventSentry. SNMP Alerts Traps You can configure your Cisco device to send SNMP traps to EventSentry using EventSentry39s network services component. For instructions please click here. SNMP Polling By default EventSentry can...

KB-ID 199
Category: Network Monitoring
Applies to: 3.0.1 and higher

Please perform the following troubleshooting steps if incoming Syslog messages and/or SNMP traps are not showing up in the application event log and/or EventSentry database. Verify that: 1. the syslog and/or snmp feature are both configured to accept messages from all hosts to rule out any configuration issues navigate to Network Services ...

KB-ID 229
Category: Network Monitoring
Applies to: 2.92 and later

Starting with version 3.0 performance counters can now also be configured to retrieve information via SNMP. With new installations the Performance System system health package is already preconfigured to include both Windows performance counter information as well as SNMP OIDs for most counters. If you are upgrading from version 2.93...

KB-ID 251
Category: Network Monitoring
Applies to: All Versions

The Syslog daemon rsyslog on Ubuntu is configured through the /etc/rsyslog.d/50default.conf configuration file. Follow the steps below to send all Syslog messages from an Ubuntu machine to EventSentry. 1. Open the file /etc/rsyslog.d/50default.conf in an editor. 2. Append the following line to the bottom: . eventsentryserver:514...

KB-ID 260
Category: Network Monitoring
Applies to: All Versions

EventSentry includes the Network Utilization sometimes labeled Network Bandwidth performance object which is located under Packages System Health Performance System Performance / SNMP. This counter measures the percentage of total bandwidth currently being consumed on the interface. On Windows it is calculated by dividing the Netw...

KB-ID 284
Category: Network Monitoring
Applies to: 3.2 and later