Chapter 6. Event Logging, Tracking, and Monitoring.

Up to this point, we have focused on tools and techniques used to manage local and remote systems from the command line. Now let's look at how the event logs can be used for monitoring and optimization. Monitoring is the process by which systems are regularly checked for problems. Optimization is the process of fine-tuning system performance to maintain or achieve its optimal capacity.

This chapter examines the logging tools available for Windows systems that can help you to identify and track system problems, monitor applications and services, and maintain system security. When systems slow down, behave erratically, or experience other problems, you may want to look to the event logs to identify ...

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