Windows Service Monitoring

Why is a Windows Service Monitor important?

Many software applications that run on Windows NT, 2000 or above run as windows services, running as background processes with no direct user interface and no logged-on user (e.g. as a server). They are typically started automatically and therefore are expected to stay running. If any of these important services should fail, many users and external services are immediately affected and so ensuring that these services are running continuously is a key requirement for most system administrators.

Learn more about OpManager's features & functions Windows service monitoring hence becomes vital and so requires organizations to deploy appropriate windows service monitoring tools to do the job.

OpManager's Windows Services Monitoring features

Agentless Windows Services monitoring tool using WMI

OpManager's Windows service monitoring software allows you to monitor windows services either locally or across multiple servers on the network. OpManager supports monitoring Windows services via WMI, and does not require an agent to be installed on each remote machine.

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OpManager's automated windows service monitoring software capabilities

Windows service monitoring capabilities of OpManager helps remove the burden off an IT admin's shoulders by putting monitoring and troubleshooting tasks on auto-pilot. OpManager's windows service monitoring tool can seamlessly perform:

Fault identification and alarm dissemination

OpManager's Windows service monitor notifies you instantly when any of your windows services turn dormant. OpManager generates alarms which can be delivered as notifications. Configure notification profiles on OpManager and get the alarms delivered to you via e-mail, SMS or through Slack notifications. This swift delivery of fault notifications helps expedite the troubleshooting process and in turn helps minimize downtime.

Automated troubleshooting with workflows

OpManager's windows service monitor saves you the hassle of manual troubleshooting with its workflows. Once the faults have been identified, OpManager's workflows help you automate the troubleshooting process without any manual intervention. Restarting the service or rebooting the server when a service fails can be completely automated with OpManager's workflows.

 

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Important windows services monitored out-of-the-box

In additon to monitoring system level services like HTTP, LDAP, SMTP etc, OpManager's windows service monitor supports monitoring of the following Windows Services by default.

OpManager's windows services monitor monitors availability and response-time for the following services

Alerter FTP Net Logon
DHCP Server IAS Print Spooler
DNS Server IIS RPC
Disk Manager Messenger Telephony
Event Log MySQL Telnet

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