Health Monitor Page

The Health Monitor page on the System Health tab is where you can monitor the status of key services and components (also known as indicators) that determine system health in Windows EBS.

For more information about monitoring and alerts in Windows EBS, see the Microsoft Web site (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=108907).

Page layout

 

Item Details

Results pane

Lists the indicators for the following workloads in Windows EBS: Log on to domain, Send and receive e-mail, and Internet services.

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By default, indicators are grouped by workload. You can expand the workload groups to view the indicators.

Details pane

Provides a detailed description and status for the indicator that is selected in the results pane. If there is an alert, the pane displays a recommended action.

Tasks pane

Tasks that help you manage the indicator that is selected in the results pane. For more information, see the <Indicator> Tasks section later in this document.

Additional information

  • When there is a Critical Alert, the icons for the page tab, workload, and indicator change.
  • By default, indicators with Critical Alerts appear first under a workload.
  • The Refresh Interval column shows how often the data for each indicator is polled.

Working with the data

  • To refresh the page: On the View menu, click Refresh.
  • To group the objects in the results pane: On the View menu, click Group By, and then click a field name. To ungroup the objects, on the View menu, click Group By, and then click Ungroup.
  • To sort the objects in the results pane: On the View menu, click Sort By, and then click a field name. Alternatively, click a column heading in the results pane and sort the objects in a field.
  • To customize the arrangement of data in the results pane: On the View menu, click Customize Results View. Then in the Customize the Results View dialog box, select and rearrange the columns.
  • To save the data in the results pane: On the File menu, click Save As CSV.
  • To display a task menu: Right-click an object in the results pane. To start a task, click the task name in the menu.
  • To start the primary task associated with an object: Double-click the object in the results pane.

<Indicator> tasks

 

Task Details

Start Event Viewer

Starts the Event Viewer console on the server for the indicator.

Start Services console

Starts the Services console on the server for the indicator.

Connect to server

Starts Remote Desktop Connection to connect to the server for the indicator.

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