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Active Directory Services

Requires Opsview 6.3

This Host Template is part of the Active Directory Monitoring Opspack

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Host Template: Application - Active Directory - Services

Monitor performance metrics for Active Directory services

This Host Template includes the following Service Checks:

Service Check Name Description Default Thresholds (Warning, Critical) UOM
Active Directory - Services - DS Client Binds Rate Shows the number of Ntdsapi.dll binds per second serviced by this domain controller. N/A per_second
Active Directory - Services - DS Directory I/O Rate Shows the number of directory reads/writes per second. N/A per_second
Active Directory - Services - DS Directory Searches Shows the number of directory searches per second. N/A per_second
Active Directory - Services - LDAP Bind Time Shows the time, in milliseconds, taken for the last successful LDAP bind. N/A ms
Active Directory - Services - LDAP Client Sessions Shows the number of currently connected LDAP client sessions. N/A N/A
Active Directory - Services - LDAP Searches Shows the percentage of directory searches coming from LDAP. N/A %
Active Directory - Services - LDAP Searches Rate Shows the rate at which LDAP clients perform search operations N/A per_second
Active Directory - Services - LDAP Successful Binds Rate Shows the number of LDAP binds per second. N/A per_second
Active Directory - Services - LDAP Writes Shows the percentage of directory writes coming from LDAP. N/A %
Active Directory - Services - LDAP Writes Rate Shows the rate at which LDAP clients perform write operations. N/A per_second
Active Directory - Services - Knowledge Consistency Shows the percentage of reads performed by the Knowledge Consistency Checker (KCC) on the directory. N/A %
Active Directory - Services - Local Security Authority Shows the percentage of reads performed by the Local Security Authority (LSA) on the directory. N/A %
Active Directory - Services - Name Service Provider Interface Shows the percentage of reads performed by the Name Service Provider Interface (NSPI) on the directory. N/A %
Active Directory - Services - AD Services Status Shows the status of the services running on the AD server. N/A N/A

Usage Instructions

Step 1: Add this Host Template

Add the Application - Active Directory - Services Host Template to your Opsview Monitor host. If the resource you're monitoring has no hostname or public IP, then open the Advanced settings pane and change Host Check Command to Always assumed to be UP.

For more information, refer to Opsview Knowledge Center - Adding Host Templates to Hosts.


Step 2: Add and configure variables required for this Host Template

The Service Checks in this Host Template use the following variables, and they will be added to your Opsview Monitor instance when you import the Opspack:

Authentication variables

AD_CREDENTIALS

Parameter Position in Variable Name Description
--Username Arg1 Username Username for remote windows host e.g user@DOMAIN.COM
--Password Arg2 Password Password for remote windows host
--Authentication Arg3 Authentication Type Authentication type to use


KERBEROS_REALM

Only required if authenticating using Kerberos. If Kerberos authentication is not working add a default_realm value in the krb5.conf file located in '/opt/opsview/krb5/etc/'

Parameter Position in Variable Name Description
Opsview UI only Value Kerberos Realm Kerberos realm. This value is not used by the plugin, it is used to automatically configure your 'krb5.conf' configuration file
Opsview UI only Arg1 KDC 1 Kerberos realm. This value is not used by the plugin, it is used to automatically configure your 'krb5.conf' configuration file
Opsview UI only Arg2 KDC 2 Kerberos realm. This value is not used by the plugin, it is used to automatically configure your 'krb5.conf' configuration file
Opsview UI only Arg3 KDC 3 Kerberos realm. This value is not used by the plugin, it is used to automatically configure your 'krb5.conf' configuration file
Opsview UI only Arg4 KDC 4 Kerberos realm. This value is not used by the plugin, it is used to automatically configure your 'krb5.conf' configuration file


For more information, refer to Opsview Knowledge Center - Adding Variables to Hosts.

For mode-specific help, run the plugin with the -h -m <mode> flags. This will list the required and optional Variable Arguments for that mode. The appropriate mode for each Service Check is listed here:

Service Check Name Mode
Active Directory - Services - DS Client Binds Rate AD.Services.ClientBindsRate
Active Directory - Services - DS Directory I/O Rate AD.Services.DirectoryIORate
Active Directory - Services - DS Directory Searches AD.Services.DirectorySearches
Active Directory - Services - LDAP Bind Time AD.Services.LDAPBindTime
Active Directory - Services - LDAP Client Sessions AD.Services.LDAPClientSessions
Active Directory - Services - LDAP Searches AD.Services.LDAPSearches
Active Directory - Services - LDAP Searches Rate AD.Services.LDAPSearchesRate
Active Directory - Services - LDAP Successful Binds Rate AD.Services.LDAPSuccessfulBindsRate
Active Directory - Services - LDAP Writes AD.Services.LDAPWrites
Active Directory - Services - LDAP Writes Rate AD.Services.LDAPWritesRate
Active Directory - Services - Knowledge Consistency AD.Services.KC.IO
Active Directory - Services - Local Security Authority AD.Services.LSA.IO
Active Directory - Services - Name Service Provider Interface AD.Services.NSPI.IO
Active Directory - Services - AD Services Status AD.Services.ADWS


Step 3: Apply changes and the system will now be monitored

View Output

v1.0-Opsview-6

Initial release of Application Microsoft Active Directory Opspack

v1.0-Opsview-6(BETA)

ODI-3937 Microsoft Active Directory Opspack

Initial release for Beta version of Application Microsoft Active Directory Opspack