[Samba] Gathering EventLog Information from a remote server orworkstation

Lee W samba at mlists.unassemble.co.uk
Sat May 22 10:09:32 GMT 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lee W" <samba at mlists.unassemble.co.uk>
To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Saturday, May 22, 2004 10:38 AM
Subject: Re: [Samba] Gathering EventLog Information from a remote server

> ----- Original Message ----- 

> I have sort of looked into this way myself, by writing a little VB program
> runs as a server (not exactly ideal) and then writes the information
> to a text or possibly XML file (I need this thing to be automated). However I
> feel this not only introduces another point of failure it also requires more
> maintenance.  I wonder if there is something like
> net-snmp for the windows platform that a special agent could be written, then
> all the info could be gathered by any SNMP tool?
> The following article may be of use to you:-
> and this
> http://www.roth.net/perl/scripts/scripts.asp?wmi-Generic.pl
> Regards
> Lee

Sorry to reply to my own post, but though this may be of use to you.

Why bother with complicated programs if you already have a good *IX Box around
anyway.  Found this utility to log
event log information to a syslog server.  Once there any number of good (and
free) Open-Source tools exist to monitor/filter the log files
and all in one place as well.  Here is the link:-


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