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Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

You're reading from  Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

Product type Book
Published in Nov 2021
Publisher Packt
ISBN-13 9781801070393
Pages 780 pages
Edition 3rd Edition
Author (1):
Dishan Francis Dishan Francis
Profile icon Dishan Francis

Table of Contents (22) Chapters

Preface 1. Active Directory Fundamentals 2. Active Directory Domain Services 2022 3. Designing an Active Directory Infrastructure 4. Active Directory Domain Name System 5. Placing Operations Master Roles 6. Migrating to Active Directory 2022 7. Managing Active Directory Objects 8. Managing Users, Groups, and Devices 9. Designing the OU Structure 10. Managing Group Policies 11. Active Directory Services – Part 01 12. Active Directory Services – Part 02 13. Active Directory Certificate Services 14. Active Directory Federation Services 15. Active Directory Rights Management Services 16. Active Directory Security Best Practices 17. Advanced AD Management with PowerShell 18. Hybrid Identity 19. Active Directory Audit and Monitoring 20. Other Books You May Enjoy
21. Index

Setting up event subscriptions

Event Viewer contains lots of different event entries. There can be several thousand events per day. Even if every event provides some useful information, we do not need to go through each and every one when we are troubleshooting a particular application or performing a service audit. There are specific events relevant to each server role, application, service, and system component.

On some occasions, when we're auditing or troubleshooting, we need to review events on multiple computers. Event Viewer only allows us to connect to one computer at a given time. It can be a local or a remote computer. Event subscriptions allow us to collect event logs from remote computers and review them on one console.

Before we configure event subscriptions, we need to perform the following steps:

  1. Enable WinRM.
  2. Add a collector computer account to the Event Log Readers group.

Configuration steps for the aforementioned tasks are...

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