A source is any log file or event channel on a Windows-based host that you configure WinCollect 10 to collect events from. Sources can be either local or remote.
Local sources are sources that are collected from the Windows-based host that WinCollect is installed on. Remote sources use Windows credentials to log in to remote Windows-based hosts to collect events. Because remote sources require extra network communication overhead, local sources are recommended for any critical endpoints or endpoints with known high events per second.
WinCollect 10 can collect events from the following sources: