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
- 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
- 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
- Click . The Active Monitor wizard opens.
Select the ExchangeSystemCheck monitor,
and continue with the wizard to configure any actions for the
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.