Event Source Monitoring View

Note: For NetWitness 11.3.1, this view has been deprecated: this functionality is now available in the netwitness_adminicon_25x22.png (Admin) > Event Sources > Discovery view. To manage Event Sources, see "About Event Source Management" in the NetWitness Event Source Management Guide.

NetWitness provides a way to monitor the statistics for various event sources in the User Interface. The information displayed is historical and comes from the Log Decoder. You can customize the view depending on the parameter you select to filter the data.

To access the Event Source Monitoring view:

  1. Go to netwitness_adminicon_25x22.png (Admin) > Health & Wellness.

    The Health & Wellness view is displayed with the Alarms tab open.

  2. Click Event Source Monitoring.

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Administrator View the Events Collected from an Event Source Historical Graph View for Events Collected from an Event Source

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Quick Look

The Event Source Monitoring view is displayed.


1 Displays Event Source Monitoring tab.
2 Toolbar used to filter and customize the Event Source Monitoring tab.
3 Displays Event Source Stats panel.


This table lists the various parameters you can use to filter and customize the event source monitoring view.

Parameter Description
Event Source Type the name of an event source you want to monitor.
Select Regex to enable Regex filter. It performs a regular expression search against text and lists out the specified category. If Regex is not selected it supports globbing pattern matching.
Event Source Type Select an event source type for the event source selected.
Log Collector Select the Log Collector to display the data collected by the specified Log Collector.
Log Decoder Select a Log Decoder to display the data collected by the specified Log Decoder.
Time Frame Select the time frame for which you want the stats.
Select Received if you need the query results to contain only event sources that logs have been received from within the selected time.
Select Not Received if you need the query results to contain only event sources that logs have not been received from within the selected time
Order By Select the order in which the list needs to be filtered.
Select Ascending to filter it in an ascending order.
Apply Click to apply the filters chosen and display the list accordingly.
Clear Click to clear the chosen filters.
Export as CSV Click to export the information as a csv file.

Event Source Stats View Display

Parameter Description
Event Source Displays the name of the event source.
Event Source Type Displays the event source type.
Log Collector Displays the Log Collector from where the events were initially captured.
Log Decoder Displays the Log Decoder where the events are being processed.
Count Displays the number of events received by Log Decoder since last reset of count value.
Idle Time Displays the time lapsed after the last stat collection.
Last Collected Time Displays the time at which the Log Decoder last processed an event for the event source
Historical Graph Click netwitness_histgraph.png to view the historical graph of the stats collected for the event source.