Configure Infrastructure for Monitoring Windows Event Logs

The Remote Registry service must be enabled on the target computers.

To enable the Remote Registry service

  1. Navigate to Start Windows Administrative Tools (Windows Server 2016 and higher) or Administrative Tools (Windows 2012) Services.

  2. In the Services dialog, locate the Remote Registry service, right-click it and select Properties.

  3. In the Remote Registry Properties dialog, make sure that the Startup type parameter is set to "Automatic" and click Start.

  4. In the Services dialog, ensure that Remote Registry has the "Started" (on pre-Windows Server 2012 versions) or the "Running" (on Windows Server 2012 and above) status.