Fundamental System, Application, and Server Monitoring

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The rules and features in this category are critical and must betracked to ensure that hardware and application errors are caughtproactively and handled in a timely matter to avoid servicedowntime.

Hardware Monitoring

The Internet Platform and Operations group's deployment ofWindows SharePoint Services used Hewlett-Packard CIM software tomonitor server status. The CIM management pack was installed to theMOM consolidator, and MOM was used as the central monitoring andnotification mechanism. When critical alerts occurred on any of theservers or the storage area network (SAN), the CIM software sente-mail messages through the MOM server to the team managing WindowsSharePoint Services and the team managing the physical servers inthe lab.