4 Replies Latest reply on Jan 28, 2008 12:25 PM by zman

    Creating a report on server reboots

    Apprentice

       

      Hello,

       

       

      This may be a general questions. I am hoping this will be an easy one to answer. I would like to develop a report that shows all reboots of a server or group or servers over a time period.

       

       

      Any help would be greatly appreciated.

       

       

       

       

       

      Thanks

       

       

        • 1. Re: Creating a report on server reboots
          Apprentice

           

          You will need to have server manager to most likely accomplish what you are trying to do.

           

           

          I don't have any machines I can reboot right now to check this, but you may want to try the following. In server manager and your default ruleset, add an alert for System Boot / Restart (IPMI), set it to log as informational status and log alert at core. Try rebooting a box then and see if it logs it under Reports > Logs in server manager. Lets see if we can get it to show there first.

           

           

          • 2. Re: Creating a report on server reboots
            Apprentice

             

            sevich,

             

             

            We do have server manager, I will try your suggestion out and let you know it this works.

             

             

            Thanks Russell

             

             

            • 3. Re: Creating a report on server reboots
              Apprentice

               

              sevich - I tried on two servers all the IPMI system reboot - system -restart  - system - warm boot etc. and still no log or alert however if I remote into the server I can check the systeminfo | find "system uptime" and I can tell that the system has been rebooted or restarted. Any other suggestions?

               

               

               

               

               

              Thanks

               

               

              • 4. Re: Creating a report on server reboots
                zman Master

                I would pursue getting this information out of Server Manager, however, if you are in a bind or want another way of obtaining this information:

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 

                Download Uptime

                 

                 

                 

                uptime \\servername /s

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 

                Can be scripted and piped to a text file.