Monitoring activity from the dashboard

This section provides information about how to configure Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway monitoring. Monitoring features allow you to do the following:

  • Access all monitoring, logging, and reporting features from a single location. For more information, see Overview of the Monitoring node.
  • Monitor connectivity to network servers. You can create connectivity verifiers to check the availability of specific network servers. For instructions, see Monitoring server connectivity.
  • You can track activity by monitoring current sessions for Firewall clients, Web proxy clients, and SecureNAT clients. For instructions, see Monitoring client sessions.
  • You can track the current state of the system by monitoring alerts that have been issued, as well as the status of services. For more information, see Monitoring alerts.
  • You can track traffic status by using performance counters. For details, see Monitoring performance.