NT Service Monitor
- The NT Service Monitor lets you check the
status of a service on an Windows machine and attempts a restart of
the service (if the appropriate Administrator permissions exist).
A running Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) service on the
targeted machine is required for this NT Service Monitor to work
properly. Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 or higher, XP, and 2003 are
installed with the WMI service. WMI is not installed with WhatsUp,
but can be downloaded from Microsoft and installed on Windows
The name of the monitor as it appears in the Active Monitor
- . The description of the monitor
as it appears in the Active Monitor Library.
- . Click the Browse button next to the Service Name
text box to bring up the Browse for Service dialog which allows you to
locate any server/workstation running the
- . Select this option to have the monitor attempt to
restart the service when it enters a down state.
- . Select this option to have the monitor appear
in the Active Monitors list during discovery. From there, you can
select the monitor to have WhatsUp Gold discover that monitor type
on your devices.
WhatsUp Gold uses Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) to
verify the status of the NT Service Active Monitors you have
configured. WhatsUp Gold currently only supports monitoring on
Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 or higher, Windows XP Professional, and
Windows 2003 or higher.
Having problems with your WMI monitor returning