Solving problems and troubleshooting in SharePoint 2013
Published: October 16, 2012
Summary: Read how to use SharePoint Health Analyzer to view alerts, or use Invoke-AlertFixup to update alerts when a web application's URL changes.
Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013 | SharePoint Server 2013
The articles in this section are written to meet the requirements of information technology (IT) professionals who are responsible for the planning, design, deployment, and operations of monitoring. These solutions might be in enterprise, corporate, or branch-office environments. The IT professionals who are responsible for monitoring solutions are expected to have an understanding of the technical details that are contained in this section. However, service-level expertise is not needed to understand the enterprise-level discussions and decisions.
SharePoint 2013 includes SharePoint Health Analyzer, which enables you to diagnose and resolve configuration, performance, and usage problems. The SharePoint Health Analyzer runs predefined health rules against servers in the farm. A health rule runs a test and returns a message that tells you the outcome of the test. You can use the SharePoint Central Administration website to view alerts and resolve problems.
In this section:
View and resolve SharePoint Health Analyzer alerts in SharePoint 2013 - This article describes how you can use SharePoint Health Analyzer to view alerts and resolve problems.
Use Windows PowerShell to update alerts in SharePoint 2013 – This article describes how to add an advanced function that allows you to update alerts when a web application's URL changes.