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Windows Server Monitoring Agent

Use this agent to monitor and control all your Windows Servers

This agent allows you to easily monitor, measure, and resolve problems by performing appropriate Remote Actions for many common Windows Server features. Additionally, this agent can monitor all pingable devices/servers.

graph LR subgraph "Nodinite Instance" roNI(fal:fa-heart-rate Windows Server Monitoring agent) end subgraph "Windows Servers" roWS(fab:fa-windows Windows Server) roNI --- roWS end subgraph "Pingable device/server" roDevice(fal:fa-router Device) roNI -.- |Ping| roDevice end

Use this agent with Nodinite to get:

  • Alerts from problems that occur with many common Windows features and services (for example Disk and Scheduled Tasks)
    • Fine-tune as different resources can be monitored on different servers with different settings
  • Monitoring of Any number of Windows Servers using on-premise or elsewhere like in the cloud/off-site
    • Multiple agents can be deployed on multiple servers for scalability, security, and performance
  • Metrics support
  • Remote Actions (for example, Start, Stop, ...)

Metrics example as seen in a custom-defined Dashboard

Features

This agent is very feature-rich and is constantly being further developed. The table presented next provides an overview of the currently implemented features:

Any Windows Server, anywhere!
Hardware/Service/Feature Actions Metrics
CPU
Certificates
Disk
Event Log
IIS
Memory
Network
Ping
Scheduled Tasks
Windows Services

All these features are grouped within Nodinite as appropriate Categories and the Configuration is divided in to corresponding tabs:

Configuration tabs for each Category

Actions

By using the built-in feature of Nodinite, namely Remote Actions, many of your Windows Server related problems can quickly, easily, and even automatically be resolved. All Actions can be performed from the Web Client without using MMC/RDP over flaky or unavailable VPN connections.

Using Roles based Monitor Views in the Nodinite Web Client, Remote Actions can be sent to the Monitoring Agent for Windows Server requesting appropriate corrective operations to be performed on the monitored resources. With the existing privilege model, you can allow certain users to perform operations (Actions) on selected resources (even without being a local administrator).

List of Actions on the Resources of Windows Server Categories:

Category Actions
Certificates [Edit][CertEdit]
CPU Edit
Metrics
Disk Edit
Metrics
Event Log List events
Clear
IIS IIS Performance Counters
IIS - Web Sites List Applications
Start
Stop
Restart
IIS - Application Pools Start
Stop
Recycle
Memory Edit
Metrics
Network Edit
Metrics
Scheduled Tasks Enable
Disable
Run
Ping Edit
Details
Metrics
Windows Services Start
Stop
Restart
Change Startup type
ServiceDetails

Metrics

The resource consumption/usage (CPU, Memory, Disk, Ping, Network, ...) can be displayed on the Dashboard using the featured widgets.

Please review each feature for the specifics

Prerequisites for Windows Server Monitoring Agent for additional details installing and running the agent.

Release Log

For detailed information about new features and bug fixes, please review the Release Notes


Next Step

Prerequisites for Windows Server Monitoring Agent

Install Windows Server Monitoring Agent
Configuration of the Windows Server Monitoring agent