log collection  |  dhcp server  |  audit log  |  windows event log  |  etw

Collecting DHCP server logs on Windows

DHCP server log collection made simple DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) is a network management protocol that dynamically assigns IP addresses to each client machine on your network. However, its importance does not stop there. DHCP can even generate numerous critical events that indicate your network’s security has been compromised. You might then wonder how you can use these events to safeguard your organization from intrusion. Well, these event logs store valuable information that contain the ID and IP address associated with each client.

siem  |  splunk  |  etw  |  log forwarding

Sending ETW Logs to Splunk with NXLog

NXLog supports direct collection of Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) data. DNS Analytical logs, for example, can be forwarded to Splunk or another SIEM for monitoring and analysis. Collecting ETW Logs Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) is a kernel-level tracing facility that provides high-performance logging of kernel and application events. ETW events can be written to a log file or collected directly from the system in realtime via the Consumers API.