Applications Manager uses WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) for monitoring Windows Performance Counters.
Windows performance counters helps you analyze the performance data that applications, services, and drivers provide.
For eg., Performance counters can be used to track the system's processor utilization.
In Applications Manager, the windows performance counter values can be added and monitored as attributes. You can configure thresholds on these attributes. The instant alarms and notifications help you in taking quick corrective actions though e-mail, SMS, traps and executing custom scripts & MBean Operations.
Know more about Windows Monitoring through ManageEngine Applications Manager.
We are using ManageEngine Applications Manager to monitor server health and availability along with database health. The alarm systems warn us ahead if the health is on its way to becoming critical. The reports help us observe the trend over a period of time. This program has helped us a lot by keeping a check on all of our systems at an affordable cost.T.J. Gainey
Note: Windows Performance Counters is currently supported for Windows XP, Windows 2000 and Windows 2003.