WEC (Windows Event Collector)
What is a Windows Event Collector?
Windows Event Collector is a server configured to collect Windows events from remote computers. It receives events via WEF (Windows Event Forwarding) and does not require an agent to be installed on the clients. A WEC is often a Windows server but can also be a Linux server with the NXLog Windows Event Collector Windows Event Collector (im_wseventing) module.
- In the world of NXLog
WEC is an important technology, and NXLog is fully compatible with communicating with WEC. NXLog can be configured as a WEC collector, extending the capabilities of WEC with NXLog’s' trimming, filtering, and parsing capabilities.
- Known as
WEC, Windows Event Collector,windows event log collector, windows log collector