Failed Accessing Windows Event Log Monitor

  • ID:  Microsoft.SystemCenter.HealthServiceModules.WindowsEventLog.FailedAccessingWindowsEventLog
  • Description:  This monitor checks access to Windows event logs.
  • Target:  Health Service
  • Enabled:  Yes

Operational States

Name State Description
Failed to Access Event Log Warning  
Successfully Accessed Event Log Success  

Alert Details

Monitor State Message Priority Severity Auto Resolution
Failed to Access Event Log (Warning) Operations Manager Failed to Access the Windows Event Log Medium Warning Yes

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Summary

This monitor indicates that the Operations Manager agent unable to successfully access and open an event log to process its events. When Operations Manager is unable to access an event log, there may be degradation in monitoring events out of that event log.

Causes

This can be caused by the following:

  • The action account does not have the appropriate permissions to the event log indicated in the alert and monitor context.

  • The event log specified in the monitor or rule configuration does not exist on the computer where the monitor or rule is run.

  • The event log name may not be correct in the monitor or rule configuration.

Resolutions

Refer to most recent error details in the alert description for the name of the event log.

1. Check that the action account for the Agent has the appropriate rights on the target computer to read from that event log.

2. Check that the event log exists on the computer on which this alert was raised.

3. Check the configuration in the rule or monitor, such as a misspelled name.

External References
This monitor does not contain any external references.

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