EM 12c Monitor Windows Event Logs Not Alerting for IDs (Doc ID 1678824.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.3.0 to 12.1.0.4.0 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

 When using EM 12c to monitor windows event logs for a particular event ID.
The alert is not sent.

Targets -> Hosts -> <host target>
Host -> Monitoring ->  Metric and Collection Settings
Scroll down to Windows Events Log set up with information as
APPLICATION;%;999;%;% Critical -> TEST%

Now go to windows and run the following to force a message

eventcreate /t Error /id 999 /L application /d "Test please ignore-16"

No alert is sent

Solution

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