Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2012 (Agent)

Version 2

    This template assesses the status and overall health of services as well as the performance of the Agent of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2012.


    Prerequisites: WMI access to the target server.

    Credentials: Windows Administrator on the target server.

    Note: You need to set thresholds for these counters according to your environment. It is recommended to monitor these counters for some period of time to understand potential value ranges and then set the thresholds accordingly. For more information, see http://knowledgebase.solarwinds.com/kb/questions/2415.


    Monitored Components

    Service: System Center Management

    This monitor returns the CPU and memory usage of System Center Management service. This service monitors the health of the computer. The service may be configured to monitor the health of other computers in addition to this computer. If this service is stopped, detection of failures may not occur. If this service is disabled, any services that explicitly depend on it will fail to start.

     

    Health Service: Active File Downloads

    This monitor returns the number of file downloads to this health service that are currently active.

     

    Health Service: Active File Uploads

    This monitor returns the number of file uploads from this health service that are currently active.

     

    Health Service: Data Batches Dropped Rate

    This monitor returns the rate at which data batches are being dropped.

     

    Health Service: Data Items Dropped Rate

    This monitor returns the rate at which data items are being dropped.

     

    Health Service: Malformed Data Items Dropped Rate

    This monitor returns the rate at which malformed data items are being dropped.

     

    Health Service: Module Count

    This is the number of modules running in the Health Service.

     

    Health Service: Send Queue Routes

    The number of items in the send queue routing table.

     

    Health Service: Send Queue Virtual Queues

    The number of items in the send queue virtual queues table.

     

    Health Service: Task Count

    This is the number of tasks running in the Health Service.

     

    Health Service: Workflow Count

    This is the number of workflows running in the Health Service.

     

    Events: Health Service Events

    This is the number of Health Service Events.

     

    This documentation is based on “System Center 2012 Operations Manger Unleashed” book.