Updated: January 15, 2013
Applies To: System Center 2012 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 SP1 - Orchestrator
The Monitor Counter activity invokes a runbook when a counter has reached a value that you specify. Each Monitor Counter activity monitors one counter.
Use the Monitor Counter activity to monitor a counter that counts the number of times that a runbook has attempted to start a service. When that number reaches the number that you configure in the Monitor Counter activity, the Monitor Counter activity can invoke a Send Email activity to notify an administrator to investigate the problem.
Configuring the Monitor Counter Activity
Before you configure the Monitor Counter activity, you need to determine the following:
The Counter you will be monitoring.
Warning Before you can use this activity, you must configure a Counter.
The value that will invoke the runbook
Use the following information to configure the Monitor Counter activity.
The following table lists the published data items.
The value of the counter being monitored
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