Windows Event Log Monitoring With Nagios


Nagios provides complete monitoring of Microsoft Windows event logs. Nagios is capable of monitoring Windows event logs and alerting you when a log pattern is detected.


Implementing effective Windows event log monitoring with Nagios offers the following benefits:

  • Increased security
  • Increased awareness of network infrastructure problems
  • Increased server, services, and application availability
  • Fast detection of network outages and protocol failures
  • Fast detection of failed processes, services and batch jobs
  • Audit compliance
  • Regulatory compliance


These Nagios solutions provide Windows event log monitoring capabilities and benefits:

Nagios Log Server - The Industry Standard Log Analysis, Log Monitoring, and Log Management Solution


Nagios Log Server is the most powerful IT log analysis solution on the market. Nagios Log Server extends on proven, enterprise-class Open Source components to deliver the best log monitoring and analysis solution for today's demanding organizational requirements.

Designed for scalability and flexibility, Nagios Log Server is designed to make problematic IT log analysis and monitoring tasks simple, while retaining the powerful attributes of its enterprise-class foundation blocks.

Nagios Log Server allows you to quickly and easily collect, analyze, monitor, and configure logs from any source on any given network. Nagios Log Server offers complete monitoring and management of:

  • Windows Event Logs
  • Linux/Unix Syslog Data
  • Application Logs
  • Apache and IIS Web Server Logs
  • Custom Log Files




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by Scott Wilkerson