Unit Monitors

Applies To: System Center Operations Manager 2007

Unit monitors measure some aspect of the health of a particular class. The may detect an event that indicate a problem, sample a performance counter for comparison against a threshold, or run a synthetic transaction to test some feature of the application.

In This Section

Unit monitors are primarily defined by data source and the logic that is used with this data to determine whether the state should be changed. The following sections provide details on each of the different kinds of unit monitor and the data sources and logic that are available for each.

  • Event Monitors
    Monitors by using events to identify issues affecting application health.
  • Performance Monitors
    Monitors by using values of performance counters compared to threshold values to determine a health state.
  • Script Monitors
    Monitors by running a scheduled script to collect health information.