Identifying the Computer Experiencing a Problem
Updated: May 13, 2016
Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager, System Center 2012 - Operations Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager
This topic helps you answer questions such as “I see an alert that says logical disk defragmentation is high. Where is it high?”
To identify the computer experiencing a problem
Click the alert.
Look in the Details section for the Path.
Notice that this alert also includes the affected computer in the Description.
Click Windows Computers to view the state of the computer.
Right-click the computer, point to Open, and click Health Explorer:
In this illustration, you see that the logical disk fragmentation levels for C: and D: on this computer are in a warning state. Notice that the state rolls up to the Performance state for each disk, then to Hardware Performance for the computer, then to Performance for the computer, and finally to Entity Health for the computer.
How Heartbeats Work in Operations Manager
Resolving Heartbeat Alerts
Viewing Active Alerts
Viewing Alert Details
Examining Properties of Alerts, Rules, and Monitors
Impact of Closing an Alert
How to Close an Alert Generated by a Monitor
How to Reset Health
How an Alert is Produced
Using Health Explorer to Investigate Problems
Using Event View to Investigate Problems
Investigating Alert Storms
How to View All Rules and Monitors Running on an Agent-Managed Computer
How to Set Alert Resolution States
How to Configure Automatic Alert Resolution
Diagnostic and Recovery Tasks
Viewing and Investigating Alerts for .NET Applications (Server-side Perspective)