Monitoring

 

Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator

The following table provides a brief description of tasks you can accomplish when using each Monitoring activity.

TasksMonitoring Activities
Invoke a runbook when new events that match a filter appear in the Windows Event Log.Monitor Event Log
Invoke a runbook when a service has been started or stopped.Monitor Service
Check the status of a service on any computer.Get Service Status
Invoke a runbook when a process has been started or stopped.Monitor Process
Check the status of a running process on any computer.Get Process Status
Send a ping to a remote computer or IP address and wait for a response.Monitor Computer/IP
Send a ping to a remote computer or IP address and wait for a response.Get Computer/IP Status
Invoke a runbook when the disk space on a computer passes a critical threshold.Monitor Disk Space
Retrieve the current amount of available disk space.Get Disk Space Status
Invoke a runbook when an internet application server becomes available or unavailable.Monitor Internet Application
Check the availability of a Web, Email (POP3 or SMTP), FTP, DNS, or custom server.Get Internet Application Status
Invoke a runbook when a Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) event is received as a result of the WMI event query you specified.Monitor WMI
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