Installing WinForwarder

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Installing WinForwarder

Postby mreggio » Sat Mar 08, 2014 2:34 am

To install WinForwarder just copy the WinForwarder zip file and extract it to a folder on the machine. Once extracted run the WinForwarderConfig.exe and select the "Service Details" tab as shown below.

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If you are not running the application as admin you will be presented with the "Change to Admin Mode" button. Click on this button and login as admin or select the "Yes' as required and you should be presented with the following screen.

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Click the Install button to install the WinForwarder Service.

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Modify the Server options and update the details pointing to the Server.

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Change the Monitoring Options to your monitoring requirements.

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Go back to the Service Details tab and Start the Service.

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If you have not already done so you need to update your logger configuration to accept the data from the Service. For details on updating logstash go to here.

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