This article provides useful information about licensing in GFI EventsManager.
- Active Monitoring License: Upon assigning this type of license to an event source, EventsManager will offer real-time, check-based, active monitoring for servers, network devices, and workstations. Additionally, it also provides log data analysis for Windows logs and text logs on Windows workstations.
- Complete License: Upon assigning this type of license to an event source, EventsManager offers the entire product functionality. Collection and active monitoring for all type of assets including network devices.
Refer to the full comparison of both licensing modes for more information.
EventsManager 2012 and older
GFI EventsManager licensing is tied to the Operating System(s) in question. Depending on the OS, a respective license seat is consumed.
- If the OS is Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7, a workstation license seat is consumed and only Windows Events can be collected.
- If the OS is Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 or any network device (such as switch or router), a server license seat is consumed, regardless of the type of logs you collect.