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It is important that filters using summary notifications are NOT configured to notify All Targets. When using summary notifications make sure that one and only one target is present in the filters Targets list of the General tab.

KB-ID 9
Category: Configuration
Applies to:

After making configuration changes on your management workstation you will need to use the Update Configuration feature of remote update to push the updated configuration to your remote machines. Rightclick the Computers container of the group you want to update and select Update Configuration. In the next dialog make sure that the co...

KB-ID 10
Category: Configuration
Applies to: All Versions

You can export and thus backup the EventSentry configuration by selecting Export from the Home menu of the EventSentry management application. This will save the entire configuration from the registry in a .reg file. Alternatively you can also open up the registry editor e.g. regedit.exe and export the HKEYLOCALMACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6...

KB-ID 13
Category: Configuration
Applies to: All Versions

Yes any user with administrative privileges can view and change the EventSentry configuration. The entire EventSentry configuration is stored on a permachine basis so it doesn39t matter which user logs on to the computer where the EventSentry management application is installed. The only settings that are store on a peruser basis are th...

KB-ID 14
Category: Configuration
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Filters are processed sequentially onebyone by the EventSentry agent. If an event matches multiple filters then every filter matching the event will send the event information to the configured target. This usually happens when more than one filter is configured to use All Targets. To avoid seeing events multiple times: Configure ...

KB-ID 16
Category: Configuration
Applies to: up to 2.60

In order to transfer the EventSentry configuration from a remote computer to the computer running the management application do the following: 1 Log in on one of the remote computers running the agent 2 Open up the registry editor regedit.exe and select the HKEYLOCALMACHINE\Software\netikus.net\EventSentry subkey 3 From the File or ...

KB-ID 55
Category: Configuration
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Access to the EventSentry configuration is automatically restricted to members of the local Administrators group or Domain Admins group on domain controllers. Members of the Users and/or Domain Users groups do not have permission to view or edit the EventSentry configuration. The entire EventSentry configuration is stored in the registry an...

KB-ID 66
Category: Configuration
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Yes you can make changes directly to the registry but always make a configuration backup before you make any changes to the registry. Please also note that editing the registry directly is not supported. To make sure that the EventSentry agent picks up the configuration changes you made create the following empty file when you are done edi...

KB-ID 103
Category: Configuration
Applies to: 2.72

You can monitor this event log through the Custom Event Log monitoring feature of EventSentry. Simply click the Custom Event Logs tab on an existing or new filter select the DFS Replication from the list and check the check box next to it. The selected event log will now also be monitored by this filter. To monitor this event log in other...

KB-ID 116
Category: Configuration
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When packages that are assigned to individual computers do not work then please make sure that the computers in question are part of an AD domain. If the computers are not and/or cannot be part of an AD domain then you will have to manage the computers using their NetBIOS names. Otherwise EventSentry will not correctly identify the compute...

KB-ID 154
Category: Configuration
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