Windows Service Monitoring

Monitor a specific Windows service or process

Monitor specific services and the associated processes running in your Windows server. You can also start or stop a process or service running in the server. 

Follow the below steps to monitor a specific process or service:
  • Log in to your Site24x7 account.
  • Go to Server  > Server Monitor > Servers > click on the desired monitor.
  • Go to Services and Processes  tab. Click on  Discover Services and Processes . This will discover the processes & services running in your Windows server.
  • Select the service you wish to monitor and click Add Service and Process . The service and the corresponding process will be will be listed and monitored under Windows Services.
You can also add a service/process via Configuration Rules.
Setting Thresholds:
Click on the hamburger  icon under  Action  and click  Edit Threshold . Set the desired threshold values for metrics like CPU utilization, memory utilization, thread count, and handle count.  Save your changes. When the configured threshold is breached, alerts will be sent.
You can also associate IT Automation(s) to automatically execute the action when a threshold breach occurs.

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