Monitor FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint
Published: May 12, 2010
FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint publishes monitoring data by using a number of different of technologies and APIs. This chapter contains information about monitoring sources and applications that can be used to locate and view this data.
With a few exceptions, the same information is available regardless of which tools and technologies an administrator prefers to use.
Recommended monitoring solution
The recommended monitoring solution for FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint is Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2007 SP1 or R2.
Monitoring and logging sources
Windows event logs: Applications and Services logs\FAST Search (Event Viewer)
SharePoint Unified Logging Service (ULS) Trace Logs: provider FASTSearch
Log files: <FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint installation folder>\var\log\[syslog]
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI):
WMI namespace: root\Microsoft\FASTSearch
Performance counter categories: FAST Search <x> (Performance monitor/perfmon.exe)
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