Applies to: Exchange Server 2016

This cmdlet is available only in on-premises Exchange Server 2016.

Use the Get-MonitoringItemHelp cmdlet to discover the monitoring items that you can use to return health information about your Exchange servers. Monitoring items are preconfigured to help you with your server health and monitoring.

For information about the parameter sets in the Syntax section below, see Exchange cmdlet syntax.

Get-MonitoringItemHelp -Identity <String> -Server <ServerIdParameter>

This example retrieves health set information for a monitoring item on the server named Exch01, and displays the output without truncating the results..

Get-MonitoringItemHelp -Server Exch01 -Identity OutlookMapiHttp.Proxy\CrashEvent.msexchangemapifrontendapppoolEscalate\msexchangemapifrontendapppool | Format-List

You need to be assigned permissions before you can run this cmdlet. Although all parameters for this cmdlet are listed in this topic, you may not have access to some parameters if they're not included in the permissions assigned to you. To see what permissions you need, see the "Exchange server configuration settings" entry in the Exchange infrastructure and PowerShell permissions topic.


Parameter Required Type Description




The Identity parameter specifies the identity of the monitoring item. The parameter uses the syntax <HealthSet>\<MonitoringItemName>[\<TargetResource>]. You can find the available values in the Identity property of the output of the Get-MonitoringItem cmdlet.




The Server parameter specifies the Exchange server where you want to run this command. You can use any value that uniquely identifies the server. For example:

  • Name

  • FQDN

  • Distinguished name (DN)

  • Exchange Legacy DN

If you don't use this parameter, the command is run on the local server.

To see the input types that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Input Type field for a cmdlet is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t accept input data.

To see the return types, which are also known as output types, that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Output Type field is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t return data.