In order to create a new Windows Server Monitor, go to the Infrastructure page on the main menu and select "+" Components. Then, follow the New Component Wizard to add a Windows Server component:

  1. Choose Windows Server Component, and then click Next.
  2. Select an agent under Servers with installed agents.
  3. [Optional] Change the default name of the component.


Note: Only currently connected agents are shown in the list.


While adding a monitor for the first time for your component, if you haven’t yet downloaded the Anturis private agent, go to the Agents & Locations page and click "+" Agent & Locations.

To download and install Anturis Private Agent for Windows, follow the steps below.
  1. Ensure that the machine is connected to the Internet.
  2. Log on as an administrator.
  3. Click on the installation file Windows Vista or newer, Windows Server 2008 or newer link to download the private agent for the Windows operating system (see “Software requirements”).
  4. The .msi file download will start.
  5. Run the anturis-agent.msi file.
  6. The Anturis Monitoring Setup Wizard window will open.
  7. Read the instruction and click Next.
  8. Read the terms and conditions and select I accept the terms in the License Agreement to proceed further.
  9. Click Install.
  10. Wait until the agent is being installed, select Start Anturis Agent Manager and click Finish when finished.
  11. Enter your Anturis Monitoring Account Name and Account Password.
  12. Enter an Agent Name.
  13. [Optional] Set-up proxy server settings.
  14. Click Connect.
When the installation is complete, go to the second step of the wizard and click Update agent connection. In the agents list, select your server, and then click Next to continue. Complete the rest of the steps in the wizard.


How do I configure Monitors for a new Windows Server Component?
When a server Component is created, you will see the Component manager page where you can choose monitors.
Choose the monitors that you want to monitor. You may keep the default values for the parameters.


How do I configure disk monitor parameters?
Select the Free Space and/or Disk Usage slider(s) if you need to monitor the available free space and/or disk usage on your server. In the Monitor Parameters window, set the following values:
  1. [Optional] Change the monitor Name.
  2. [Optional] Change the default value for refreshing intervals (min).
  3. [Optional] In the Disk space and Disk usage thresholds, enter the Error threshold (Gb/%) to receive an error if your server exceeds this amount of space or percentage of time while a drive is busy with operations, and/or enter the threshold value under Warning threshold.
  4. Go to Monitor Status Change Rule and specify the number of consecutive measurements needed to change the monitor status.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Select the S.M.A.R.T. attributes slider if you need to monitor the S.M.A.R.T. status of your hard drives.

In the Monitor Parameters window, set the following values:

  1. [Optional] Change the monitor Name.
  2. [Optional] Change the default value for refreshing intervals (min).
  3. Select monitoring metrics.
  4. Go to Monitor Status Change Rule and specify the number of consecutive measurements needed to change the monitor status.
  5. Click OK.


How do I configure CPU monitor parameters?

Select the CPU Usage and/or CPU Load slider(s) if you need to monitor the CPU usage and/or CPU load on your server. In the Monitor Parameters window, set the following values:

  1. [Optional] Change the monitor Name.
  2. [Optional] Change the default value for refreshing intervals (min).
  3. [Optional] In the CPU usage and CPU load thresholds, enter the Error threshold (%) to receive an error if your server exceeds this amount of usage (loads) and enter the threshold value under Warning threshold.
  4. Go to Monitor Status Change Rule and specify the number of consecutive measurements needed to change the monitor status.

How do I configure network monitor parameters?
Select the Network slider if you need to monitor the network channel on your server. In the Monitor Parameters window, set the following values:
  1. [Optional] Change the monitor Name.
  2. [Optional] Change the default value for refreshing intervals (min).
  3. Enter the Error threshold and/or Discards values (packages per min), to create a notification for when a threshold exceeded.
  4. Go to Monitor Status Change Rule and specify the number of consecutive measurements needed to change the monitor status.

How do I configure Windows event log Monitor parameters?
Select the Application event log slider if you need to monitor the Windows event logs on your server. In the Monitor Parameters window, set the following values:
  1. [Optional] Change the monitor Name.
  2. [Optional] Change the default value for refreshing intervals (min).
  3. [Optional] Change the log name.
  4. You can enter the threshold values if any of the user-defined events are logged and/or the number of error events is reached (events with "Error" or "Critical" severity levels) and equals or exceeds the specified value.
  5. Go to Monitor Status Change Rule and specify the number of consecutive measurements needed to change the monitor status.
  6. Click OK.

How do I configure Windows Services monitor parameters?
Select the Windows service monitoring slider if you need to monitor the Windows services on your server. In the Monitor Parameters window, set the following values:
  1. [Optional] Change the monitor Name.
  2. [Optional] Change the default value for refreshing intervals (min).
  3. Select the services that you want to monitor.

How do I add a custom monitor for the server?
If you want to add other monitors, click Add custom monitor and choose another monitor.


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