Example: Exchange Server monitor
To monitor what is happening with the operating system on the Exchange server, you can create a monitor called
ExchangeSystemCheck and add several parameters. The purpose of this monitor is to give an indication of the general state of the system on which your Exchange server is running. To this end, you can configure the monitor to check thresholds for the CPU, Memory, and System parameters. The monitor will also check the state of the System Attendant service.
- In the web interface, select , then click . The Select Active Monitor Type dialog opens.
- Select Exchange Monitor and click . The New Exchange Server Monitor dialog opens.
- In the box, enter
ExchangeSystemCheck to identify that this monitor will do a check on system parameters.
- Under , select the CPU, Memory, and System parameters; then under , select the System Attendant service. Make sure these items have a check in the box to the left. You need to clear the selections for the other parameters and also for the other processes.
- Select the parameter, then click . The CPU Threshold dialog opens. Enter an appropriate threshold and click .
- Select the parameter, then click . The Memory Threshold dialog opens. Enter an appropriate threshold for the amount of free memory and click .
- Select the parameter, then click . The System Threshold dialog opens. Enter an appropriate threshold and click .
- Click to add the ExchangeSystemCheck monitor to the Active Monitor library.
- Add the ExchangeSystemCheck monitor to your Exchange server device.
- In your device list, find the device that represents the Exchange server. Right-click the device, then select . Select .
- Click . The Active Monitor wizard opens.
Select the ExchangeSystemCheck monitor, and continue with the wizard to configure any actions for the monitor.
For more information on setting up an action, see Configuring an Action.
After you complete the wizard, the monitor immediately begins to monitor the Exchange server.