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Use this page of the Create Rule wizard to define the application log data source for your rule.

The Application Log Data Source page contains the elements described in the following table.

Name Description

Directory

The location of the log.

Pattern

The file name pattern.

Separator

Not visible for all rule types. Specifies the character that separates columns in the log.

UTF8

Specifies that UTF8 encoding be used, rather than the default UTF16.

See Also

How to Create an Alert Generating NT-Event-Log-Based Rule in Operations Manager 2007How to Create an NT Event Collection Rule in Operations Manager 2007How to Create a Windows Performance Collection Rule in Operations Manager 2007How to Create a WMI Performance Based Rule in Operations Manager 2007

Concepts

Rules

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