Key Monitoring Scenarios

The Windows Server DNS Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007 includes a number of key monitoring scenarios:


Scenario Condition

DNS domain health

All zone instances report state which rolls up to the domain object

DNS client response health

DNS response check

Local name resolution check

External name resolution check

Dynamic DNS check

DNS integration health

Active Directory-integrated DNS zone access check

WINS lookup check

Forward lookup check

Reverse lookup check

DNS server health

  • DNS service check

  • DNS configuration check

  • DNS server registration

DNS global zone (new for 2008)

Global zone resolution check

DNS zone health

Zone resolution check

DNS event collection and consolidation

Alert generation

Event consolidation

DNS performance counter collection and baseline monitoring

Historical performance reporting

Baseline configuration and performance reporting