Monitor health in SharePoint 2013


Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09

Summary: Read articles about SharePoint monitoring, configuring SharePoint monitoring properties, viewing SharePoint logs and reports, and troubleshooting SharePoint problems.

The articles in this section are written to meet the requirements of information technology (IT) professionals who are responsible for the planning, design, deployment, and operations of monitoring. These solutions might be in enterprise, corporate, or branch-office environments. The IT professionals who are responsible for monitoring solutions are expected to have an understanding of the technical details that are contained in this section. However, service-level expertise is not needed to understand the enterprise-level discussions and decisions.

The monitoring features in SharePoint 2013 help you understand how SharePoint 2013 is running, analyze and repair problems, and view metrics for the sites.

The following articles about how to monitor SharePoint 2013 are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.


Building blocks Content Description

Overview of monitoring in SharePoint 2013

Learn about configuring monitoring, viewing SharePoint reports and logs, and using SharePoint Health Analyzer rules.

Configure monitoring in SharePoint 2013

Provides links to articles about SharePoint diagnostic logging, SharePoint Health Analyzer timer jobs and rules, and usage and health data.

View reports and logs in SharePoint 2013

Get links to articles about how to view SharePoint reports, timer job status, cache performance, and the SharePoint logging database.

Solving problems and troubleshooting in SharePoint 2013

Read how to use SharePoint Health Analyzer to view alerts, or use Invoke-AlertFixup to update alerts when a web application's URL changes.

Scripted monitoring configuration in SharePoint 2013

Read articles about scripted monitoring configuration for SharePoint 2013 to apply monitoring settings across an entire environment.

Monitoring scenarios in SharePoint 2013

Learn about monitoring scenarios in SharePoint 2013 and tools that help to maintain a reliable environment.