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  1. Automatic Rotation to different drives

    In order to save space I would suggest that rotation could be configured to used different disks while rotation.

    For example:

    Database1 on D: drive
    Database2 on F: drive

    I want to be able to switch between the two databases automatically on a monthly basis.

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  2. Queued Jobs

    I noticed that there are duplicate machines in the Queued Jobs. Perhaps ESM might be more optimized to detect that there's already a pending/running job and thus not submit the duplicates? This is especially true when machines are unreachable for whatever reasons. Thus, less likely for ESM to end up crashing or slow performance.

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  3. Define fine-grain db-user permissions for database monitoring

    I propose you take a look at exactly what permissions are needed to monitor database audit logs and configure GFI Eventsmanager to support different configurations of database permissions.

    As it stands now, when GFI EventsManager is set up to monitor databases, it requires a database user with full access rights ("SYSDBA" for Oracle, "sysadmin" for MSSQL). For some scenarios, this is unacceptable and sends us security-minded admins running in the other direction. You only grant permissions to what the user needs and nothing he doesn't need or shouldn't have. A user created for monitoring should not be able to drop…

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  4. Report lines numbering

    If there are too many records (lines) in a report it is almost impossible to orientate within it as well as it is impossible to refer to a particular record in the report. It would be very useful to add a lines numbering feature.

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  5. Add an Option to generate reports in landscape mode

    In the current version of the eventsmanager all reports are created in portrait mode. Depending on the scope of the report, it is useful to change the orientation to landscape. An appropriate option should be added.

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  6. More Active Directory Sync options

    In active directory we have a separate Organizational Unit for our Servers and client machines. An option I would like to have an option to have events manager automatically update it's collection sources based on these OU's.

    For example:
    I have a WebServers OU under a main OU called Servers under the default domain. All of our web servers are naturally under this OU and are all configured the same.

    In EventsManager I would like to have an event source that can be named something like WebServers and this group is configured to sync from Active Directory from the WebServers…

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  7. GFI EventsManager Report File Type Selection

    Allow selection of report file type when creating scheduled reports instead of always creating both PDF and HTML reports.

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  8. Event ID Search

    The ablity to search the rules under "Event Processing Rules" for a specific Event ID's and the rule associated with this Event ID. The other option may be a seperate column in the "Event Processing Rules" area which list the Event ID's contain within the rule and the ability to sort that column.

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  9. Add more options to the Report Sort by fields

    Under the general tab there is a sort column. The option selected there does not cover all the fields available.
    It would add much more option for customizing the reports if all the columns in the report could be available there.

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  10. GFI EventsManager - Would like to have Client Agent

    I am using the new EventsManager 2012 and find that I really like it, however we are a PCI compliant company and have several DMZ zones. The auditors do not like having to have NETBIOS /filesharing from the GFI Events manager in order to collect Windows Events and Weblogs. Would be great if we could actually install an Agent on each of the DMZ servers which only used 1 or 2 ports for communication so that we would not have to open the NETBIOS ports. In my opinion, this would greatly enhance the security of the product. It could be…

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  11. notify if no events being collected

    We don't look at system every day because we don't have a policy (or staff) yet that requires auditing daily. So we usually only look at it when there is a problem or something needs researched.

    In the old version we had this happen a couple times and already had it happen once in 2012 version, where events would just stop being collected and we wouldn't know about it until we needed something and it wasn't there. This is a big problem for devices that don't have local storage for syslogging and only send to GFI. It is also a…

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  12. report graph monthly events together instead of just daily

    I would like to create graph report with grouped monthly events instead of just daily events. We would add to graph menù an item selection so that each dot of graph should be the total on month events instead of total of events each day. In this way we can show a clear and simple report with the total events of many months.
    Thank you

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  13. Sorting log in failures by user

    We want to generate a report that shows the number of log in failures next to a person's username. To minimize the size of the list and help sort the problem area.

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  14. Enable multiple user "Remember my Password"

    In GFI EventsManager, users can check a box to remember their password upon future launches of the Management Console. However, checking this box enables the credentials to be saved system-wide, meaning if another user logged on, they would be presented with the saved credentials as well.

    I propose making the "Remember my Password" check box setting no system-wide, but stored in each user's application settings directory.

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  15. Disable "Remember my Password" checkbox

    In GFI EventsManager, users can check a box to remember their password upon future launches of the Management Console. However, in some environments, administrators may wish for this option to be unavailable.

    I propose the ability to disable this check box, either through the console or in a configuration file.

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  16. Enable Password Complexity Requirements

    Currently in GFI EventsManager, all passwords created by Users are allowed, including those that are a single character.

    I propose optionally enforcing password complexity rules like those used by most other applications that require a login.

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  17. Rule Folders configurable order of priority (rule precendence)

    Rule Folders in Evetns Manager should have configurable priorities rather than rely on Increaase/decrease priority. A configured priorty for rule folders combined with rule priority within the rule foders would enabel admin to know for sure the order of rule processing, e.g. folder 1 priorty 4 whould run before folder 3 prioryt 1. Right now it relies on the folder sorting which is not precise, just click the various options for this window and the folders jump around.

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  18. GFI EventsManager - feature request

    Pls. add feature that allow administrators to have their own custom dashboard and report profile. Web based interface is preferred.

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  19. GFI EventsManager J-SOX report

    Pls. add J-SOX report templates in GFI EventsManager as requested by many customers.

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  20. Customize names for EventsManager Scheduled Report attachments

    I would like to control the naming of the pdf attachments of Events Manager scheduled reports. Previous versions of Events Manager and SELM were consistent with their attachment names (i.e. always named sched0_xxxxx.pdf, sched1_xxxxxx.pdf, etc.). This allowed us to run a script to rename them to something descriptive i.e. AAA - Account Lockout Report.pdf. We have several customers who we perform network monitoring for and the automated renaming script, although not ideal, was efficient.

    With Events Manager 2012 there is no consistency in the names of the report attachments. Since they are completely random we are unable to know which…

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