In order to query the log, in addtion to the builtin query viewer of ISA, you can install SQL client tools, then use SQL Analyzer to connect to ISA-SERVER\MSFW (replace ISA-SERVER with your actual server name) and query the log. See the example here.
The builtin query viewer of ISA can show only the first 10,000 log records.
In addition, you can use the script to show the log entries. A sample script can be downloaded here. It can query the last 30 days of log. Just download it, rename it to a *.vbs file, and run it on your ISA Server. Make sure to change the first 2 input data (LogDate and ClientUserName) in the script file to match your actual data before runing. And, don't forget that the script syntax is cscript LogQuery.vbs [LogData.txt]
Below is a sample result of a script query.
To further customize the script, you can study the ISA constants in an SDK include file named comenum.h. Other ISA development topics can be found here.
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DPM 2007 is a great tool for backing up Microsoft software (File/Active Directory/SQL/Exchange/SharePoint...), very fast, convenient and very economical.
* Presentation slide download (1.8M)
* DPM 2007 demo video download (5.1M)- DPM Server installation, Agent manual installation (firewall exceptions created)- Backup Exchange, SQL and File servers- Restore Exchange Maildatabase, Mail messages (using DPM and Outlook)- Restore File data, and enabling end user recovery- Restore SQL data (database, table, row data...)
* DPM SRT (System Recovery Tool) demo video download (2.2M)This is yet another great tool that comes with DPM 2007, that allow daily backup of the whole system volume (normally the drive C:) and may be other volumes of the servers so that you can quickly recover the servers (and maybe the data) in case of hardware failure, server being unable to boot, system failure after installing a untested hotfix, etc... The protected servers do not need to be shutdown in order to be backed up.
More information can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/dpm
* To download DPM 2007 and DMP SRT (System Recovery Tool) evaluation software: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/dpm/bb727240.aspx
* External link: Cao Son's Infra Disaster Recovery 360 with DPM + DPM SRT
* SAN support in DPM 2007: The DPM Server will obviously need storage for itself. This storage can be in locally attached disks or on a SAN. The data in the protected servers can also be can stored in locally attached disks or on a SAN. If both the DPM Server and the protected servers use a SAN for storage, there are interesting things your could do to leverage the SAN technologies and reduce the time for both the initial replica creation and an eventual data restore. This is something many SAN vendors have thoroughly documented via white papers. For more info: http://blogs.technet.com/josebda/archive/2009/01/27/using-a-san-with-dpm-2007.aspx
DPM can use any of the following for storage pool capacity:
· Direct attached storage (DAS)
· Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN)
· iSCSI storage device or SAN
The storage pool supports most disk types, including Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE), Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA), and SCSI, and supports both the master boot record (MBR) and GUID partition table (GPT) partition styles.
The storage pool does not support USB/1394 disks.
You cannot use NAS as the storage pool.
IDEAS report: Use Microsoft DPM 2007 to backup Windows workloads