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Microsoft IIS Monitoring

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Microsoft IIS Opspack

Microsoft IIS (Microsoft Internet Information Services) is a popular web and file server. IIS was created for use with the Windows NT family and was formerly known as ‘Internet Information Server’. Microsoft IIS is available to be used on all versions of Windows Server. The flexibility ensures that anything from media streaming to web applications can be handled within IIS’s scalable architecture, meaning it is well suited to even the most demanding of tasks.

What You Can Monitor

Opsview Monitor’s Microsoft IIS Opspack gives you the ability to monitor multiple statuses on the server including:

Monitoring the status of your web server Checking transfer and user stats Monitoring connections Monitoring of errors and requests All this is done through WMI, making it extremely easy to set up, implement and monitor.

Service Checks

Service Check Description
Transfer stats Check IIS web server requests using WMI
User stats Check IIS user stats using WMI
Web server connections Check IIS web server connections using WMI
Web server errors Check IIS web server errors using WMI
Web server requests Check IIS web server requests using WMI

Application - Microsoft IIS Opspack

Microsoft IIS (Microsoft Internet Information Services) is a popular web and file server. IIS was created for use with the Windows NT family and was formerly known as ‘Internet Information Server’. Microsoft IIS is available to be used on all versions of Windows Server. The flexibility ensures that anything from media streaming to web applications can be handled within IIS’s scalable architecture, meaning it is well suited to even the most demanding of tasks.

What You Can Monitor

This Opspack allows you to monitor all the metrics you need to efficiently run a Microsoft IIS Server, providing service checks for the IIS Service and the IIS Admin Service.

Service Checks

Service Check Description
IIS Service Checks that the IIS Service is running
IIS Admin Service Checks that the IIS Admin Service is running

Setup and Configuration

To configure and utilize this Opspack, you simply need to add the 'Application - Microsoft IIS' Opspack to your Opsview Monitor system.

Step 1: Add the host template

Add host template

Step 2: Add and configure variables required for this host

Add variables

Step 3: Reload and the system will now be monitored

View Service Checks

Setup and Configuration

To configure and utilise this Opspack, you need to add the 'Application - Microsoft IIS' Opspack to your Opsview Monitor system.

Step 1: Add the host template

Add the Application - Microsoft IIS Host Template to your Opsview Monitor host.

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

Step 2: Add and configure variables required for this host

Host Variable Description
NRPE_CERTIFICATES Optional, used for specifying certicate details when using certificates. The Value is not used and therefore can be set to anything. Override the path to the Certicate, Private Key and CA Certicate with the details of your certificate.
NRPE_CIPHER Optional, used for specifying ssl cipher. The Value is not used and therefore can be set to anything. Override the Cipher List to specify the ciphers you want to allow.

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

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

Service checks

v1.0-opsview-5

ODI-604 Release Opspacks to GitHub

Initial upload of existing Opspacks to GitHub

ODI-2070 Rename Microsoft Opspacks

With the aim of maintaining consistency across Opsview Monitor, this Microsoft® monitoring-related Opspack Service Checks have been renamed.

Original Service Check Name New Service Check Name
IIS Admin Service Microsoft IIS - IIS Admin Service
IIS Service Microsoft IIS - IIS Service

This won't have any negative impact on your system when you manually install this opspack or are upgrading to Opsview Monitor 6.0 (November 2018 release).

v2.0-opsview-6

ODI-1154 Release Opspacks for Opsview Monitor 6.0

Initial release of Opspack to work with Opsview Monitor 6.0