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Health Model

Updated: April 16, 2010

Applies To: System Center Operations Manager 2007

In Operations Manager 2007, a health model defines the logic used to measure the operational health of the application represented by the classes defined in the service model. This includes monitors for measuring the health state of monitored objects, rules for collecting information for analysis and reporting, and tasks for users to perform on demand activities in their daily operations activities.

The health model is designed after the service model is completed. The service model defines the classes that represent the application, whereas the health model defines how to measure the health of those classes.

The topics in this section provide an overview of the different elements that comprise the health model, a basic process for designing a health model for an application represented by an existing service model, and examples of using the Operations Manager 2007 Authoring console to build different health model elements.

In This Section

Key Concepts
Explains the concepts of the different components in a health model.

Health Model Design Overview
Explains the process and best practices when you design a health model for a particular application.

Building a Health Model
Demonstrates the different tasks used for building a health model for a sample application that uses the Authoring console.