Events and Errors Message Center

When one of the systems that you manage fails one the best ideas for troubleshooting is
looking at the logs. If the OS you are using is from Microsoft the main location for logs is
the event viewer.


The only problem with logs is that at times they provide very cryptic messages. In order to figure
out what the entry in the log means or what remedies can be used I personally use the following
website:
http://www.eventid.net

A couple of day ago I have noticed a KB article announcing that an “Events and Errors Message Center”
has been opened. This center will enable you to search for specific events (using the filters provided)
and once you do find the event you can also browse potential solutions/explanations.
The URL is:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/support/ee/ee_advanced.aspx


 

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