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Zabbix Windows Security event id 5156

Posted on October 31st, 2016 · Posted in Microsoft, Zabbix

Noticed in one case the Zabbix agent was spamming the Windows Security eventlog with events “filtering platform connection” of status success and event id 5156. This was especially true when.. read more

Preparing to configure Windows. Do not turn off your computer…. Time to kill a remote process!

Posted on March 16th, 2015 · Posted in Microsoft, Miscellaneous

Now and then, when installing Windows Updates, the server hangs and just refuses to shut down. You will see a message on the screen as following “Preparing to configure Windows… read more

Zabbix: Monitoring Windows Services

Posted on March 9th, 2015 · Posted in Microsoft, Zabbix

This time we’re going to look at how to monitor any Windows Service with the Zabbix agent. Zabbix website guide is quite clear, but none the less here’s a short.. read more

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Windows Server NTP Sync from external source

Posted on December 11th, 2013 · Posted in Microsoft

One thing most forget is that the Windows Domain Controllers also need to be configured properly for time synchronization. It’s easy to forget as it takes quite a few months,.. read more