This article lists the improvements, fixes, known issues, and system requirements that came with the GFI EventsManger 2012 Service Release 2 BETA release.
GFI EventsManager 2012
- System Monitoring features based on GFI Network Server Monitor functionality
- Added support for offline updates
- Physical deletion of events is now possible.
- Enhancements to database operations and database rotation
- Events Browser now has two modes: one for viewing events as before and another to view events that were marked as deleted.
- Reporting: various enhancements regarding usability and look; fixed some report generation issues
- User interface: various fixes for rules, events processing sources, dashboard
- Events Browser: various UI enhancements, various fixes for drill down, query execution and exporting of events
- Several database operations issues
- Several issues that could cause a service crash
- Several events collection issues
- Sometimes some processes are not stopped at uninstall.
- Some issues related to new copy data feature that manifest in very specific situations.
- Some issues with drill down and sorting functionality in the Events Browser.
- Some issues with events processing rules configuration.
- Processor: 2.5 gigahertz (GHz) dual core processor or higher
- RAM: 3 gigabytes (GB)
- Hard Disk: Minimum of 100 gigabytes (GB) of available space
- Others: Keyboard and mouse or compatible pointing device
Software requirements - Installation machine(s):
- .NET Framework 4.0
- To properly scan Windows Vista or newer machines, GFI EventsManager must be installed on a Windows Vista or newer machine.
Software requirements - Scanned machine(s):
- Windows event log scanning:
- For Vista and newer machines, remote event log management must be enabled.
- For Vista and newer machines, UAC (User Account Control) must be disabled and the machines must be within the same domain.
- For pre-Vista machines, the remote registry must be enabled.
- Windows audit service must be enabled.
W3C log scanning:
- The source folders must be accessible via Windows shares
Syslog and SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol)Traps:
- Sources/senders must be configured to send messages to the computer/IP address where GFI EventsManager is installed.
The latest GFI EventsManager BETA can be downloaded by visiting the download site.