How to manage data collection settings configured for a host?


The Data Collector Settings window allows you to perform the following operations:

  • Add a new event ID for configuring security event log data collection and an e-mail alert.


  • Edit an existing event ID information.


  • Delete an existing event ID information
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  • View every event ID information of all configured hosts.
  • To launch 'Data Collector Settings' window, click menu in the toolbar. The 'Data Collector Settings' will appear as shown below:



    Add a new event ID for configuring security data collection and an e-mail alert
    To add a new event ID for configuring an e-mail alert, follow the steps as outlined in How to configure a host for data collection?

    Edit an existing event ID information

    • To edit an existing event ID information that corresponds to a host, select the corresponding 'Host Name' in 'Configured-Hosts' treeview in Data Collector Settings window. All the event IDs corresponding to the host will be listed.
    • Select the event ID information that needs to be edited and click 'Edit'.
    • During the edit operation you can modify the list of Share/Folder/File Names available under 'Data Collection Settings' and E-mail settings that make up the specific event ID information as shown below:




    Delete an existing event ID information
    • To delete an existing event ID information that corresponds to a specific host, select the corresponding 'Host Name' in 'Configured-Hosts' treeview in Data Collector Settings window. All the event IDs corresponding to the hosts will be listed.
    • Select the event ID information that needs to be deleted and click 'Delete'.
    • The application will prompt for your confirmation to delete the selected event ID information, as shown below. Click 'Yes' to delete.





    View properties of specific event ID information

    • To view properties of a specific event ID information which corresponds to a specific host, select the corresponding 'Host Name' in 'Configured-Hosts' treeview in Data Collector Settings window. All the event IDs corresponding to the host will be listed in the right side panel as shown below.