This article discusses the event viewer option. An example of a use case for this feature would be monitoring Windows backup events.
Follow the steps below to learn how to configure the event viewer to monitor Windows backup alerts:
|1. From the left hand panel click on Admin|
|2. Then click Thresholds|
|The Threshold Profiles form displays|
|3. Select the Profile that you want to add Windows Backup Monitoring to.|
|The Edit Threshold page displays|
|4. Under Threshold Items click Add New Item|
|The Threshold Item form displays|
|5. Select the Category Type Events By Source|
|6. Set the Source Folder to Other|
7. The Custom Folder name should be taken from the machine event viewer path:
8. Enter the Source Name or Source ID
Note: Source Name or Source ID can be found in Windows by clicking on the Event Viewer
log e.g. Windows Backup > Action Centre > Details tab > XML view
Copy the provider name and paste it to Atera.
|9. Click Apply|
Important information about event ID alerts:
The alert severity in Atera will be registered based on the Microsoft event level. The Event Severity should correspond to the Microsoft event Level.
Event Severity Types: Atera vs. Microsoft: