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What Should You Do When You Receive Event Log Monitor Alerts?

When you are installing PA Server Monitor, you will need to configure what occurs when there are event log monitor alerts. You typically set this up during the initial install. However, it is not uncommon to want to make changes and updates or even add new events to your server monitoring software as you become more familiar with it.

Which Event Log Events Should You Worry About?

When you are configuring your event log monitor settings, you need to decide which event log events you need to worry about. Event logs are generated for a wide array of processes, applications, and events. Logs will record both successes and failures. As such, you need to decide what data is most vital and needs your immediate attention.

How to Configure PA Server Monitor to Monitor Your Event Logs

Did you know that you could configure PA Server Monitor’s Event Log Monitor feature to monitor one or more of your event logs? The event logs can include standard application, security, and system logs, as well as any custom event logs you want to monitor. With our server monitoring software, you have complete control and flexibility over the types of events you want to monitor.

What You Need to Know About Server Security in 2021

How often do you check your event log monitor for potential security breaches? Did you know that many potential security breaches, events, and other problems are logged to event logs? Unfortunately, even the most skilled IT professionals have a hard time making sense of what to watch for that could indicate security issues or even a potential breach until it is too late. Event logs contain a ton of information that can be useful.

10 Server Maintenance Tips for Efficient Server Maintenance

Just like your commercial vehicles or HVAC systems, servers require regular maintenance to ensure they are operating effectively and optimally. So, we decided to compile a list of server maintenance tips you should be doing. Keep in mind, these server maintenance tips are meant to be used as a guide to help you develop your server maintenance checklist and schedule.

The Top 5 Benefits of Temperature Server Monitoring Solutions

Your servers generate heat—this is a fact common with any type of electronic device. The amount of heat they generate will vary, depending on where they are located and the number of servers in use. For example, a small business may have only one or two servers that are stored in a small server room. On the other hand, a large corporation could have hundreds of servers in a massive data center.

Recommended Hard Drives Operating Temperature Range

Did you know that hard drives have a recommended operating temperature range? Most people do not think about what happens when they turn on their computer or server and the hard drives begin to whirl around inside. Even if you have the newer solid-state drives (SDDs), you still need to know the recommended hard drives operating temperature. Hard drives store your files, data, operating system, and numerous apps.

Recommended Server Room Temperature and Humidity

What are the ideal server room temperature and humidity levels where you store your servers? This is an important question you should know the answer to whether you are responsible for managing racks of servers or a small business owner with a single server. Servers house your data, files, and other information to make it easily accessible from any connected workstation. If the server room gets too hot or too humid, it can cause your servers to overheat and fail.

How Can an IT Server Monitoring Service Improve Your Net Profits?

You might not think that an IT server monitoring service would have an impact on your net profits. IT-related costs often fall under operational expenses. As such, you have better control over these expenses and can look for different ways you can cut costs without affecting results. Before we get to reviewing some of the ways active network monitoring and server monitoring can help cut operational costs and grow your net profits, let’s do a quick review of net profits.

How PA Server Monitor Can Monitor CPU Temperature

High CPU temperature is a common issue with laptops and desktops, and it shouldn’t be ignored. If a computer system routinely generates high temps—above 80°C is usually considered undesirable—it can begin experiencing poor system performance. Over time, heat may progressively damage CPU components in addition to causing the system to lock up or shut down.