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Server WatchDog tasks RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi ,

     We have more than 200 server ( Windows server 2003 and 2008 R2 ) in our various branch offices. We are planning to add certain watch dogs to monitor the servers. 

     Can you please let me know what all tasks we can add to it to monitor servers.

    Thanks

    Bibin

      


    Wednesday, November 18, 2015 11:24 AM

Answers

  • Hi,

    I am not sure what does the “watch dogs” you mentioned actual mean. If it indicates Windows Server system built-in tools, such as Performance Monitor, Resource Monitor?

    As Performance Monitor, it includes Performance Logs and Alerts, Server Performance Advisor, and System Monitor. It provides a graphical interface for customizing Data Collector Sets and Event Trace Sessions. 

    Details you may reference - Performance Monitoring Getting Started Guide:
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd744567(v=ws.10).aspx

    As Resource Monitor, it is helpful for monitoring resource usage in real time, and analyzing unresponsive processes, identify which applications are using files, and control processes and services:
    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd883276(v=ws.10).aspx

    Best Regards,
    Eve Wang

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    Thursday, November 19, 2015 6:15 AM