Scripted monitoring configuration in SharePoint 2013
Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09
Summary: Read articles about scripted monitoring configuration for SharePoint 2013 to apply monitoring settings across an entire environment.
As Information technology (IT) professionals, you may be responsible to plan, design, deploy, and maintain monitoring for a SharePoint environment. Scripted monitoring configuration enables an administrator to use a set of Windows PowerShell scripts and XML data files, which are known as Profiles, to automate configuration of monitoring settings in a SharePoint environment. The scripts change the monitoring settings so that all of the necessary monitoring data is collected during the event without flooding the Logging database during normal operation.
The following articles about how to use scripted monitoring configuration for SharePoint 2013 are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.
Learn about scripted monitoring configuration. This includes how it works, where and when to use it.
Learn about the schema in xml files, which are known as Profiles, which store monitoring settings. You can create Profiles to adjust the level of monitoring or to configure monitoring on several farms at the same time.
Learn how to run the scripts involved with scripted monitoring configuration to back up, restore, or alter your settings.