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events. You can use Microsoft's free EventCombMT or LogParser utility to comb through Event Viewer log files on multiple servers and then use scripts to respond accordingly. If you're willing to throw a bit of money at the solution, there is always the Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM), which provides a centralized management console to monitor services and system performance, in addition to third-party tools from vendors like Quest and NetPro.
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