Generating operational history reports

GFI EventsManager's operational history can be exported for further analysis and archiving purposes. Operational history messages provide administrators with information as described below:


Date and time when the message was generated.


Event source that generated the message.


Source operation that cause the message to be generated. Amongst others these include:

Job ID

An internal ID associated with the job.

Log file/name

Type of logs collected. Amongst others:



Logs generated by other applications such as GFI LanGuard and GFI EndPointSecurity.


The actual message generated while performing the job.

To generate Operational History reports:

1. Click Status tab > Job Activity.

Operational History report

2. Click Export data.

Operational History dialog

3. Specify the options described below and click Export.

Option Description

Select the report output format. Available formats are HTML and CSV.

Current messages

Export all messages displayed in Job Activity tab.

Errors from a specific date

Specify a date and export all the messages generated on that date.

Save file to Select checkbox to specify output location. If not selected, reports are saved in the default location within the GFI EventsManager directory.

Operational History report sample