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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 Syntax.

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

This example retrieves health set information on the server Exch01.

Get-MonitoringItemHelp -"HealthSet\MonitorName" -Server Exch01

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 Server parameter specifies the server running Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 to query for health set information. The default is the local Exchange 2013 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.

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