Solution:Windows® Performance Monitor

You searched or clicked on Microsoft Windows server monitoring and management or a similar topic. SolarWinds has software that will help you monitor and manage your Microsoft Windows server. We recommend that you explore Server & Application Monitor.

Server & Application Monitor Server Monitoring Made Simple: Deploy, Monitor, & Resolve

  • Agentlessly monitor Windows® services, processes, log files, & performance metrics
  • Monitor Windows Mount Points, storage performance, network interfaces, & hardware health
  • Resolve problems: start/stop processes, reboot servers, start services, etc.

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Server & Application Monitor

Server Monitoring Software That Works Right Out-of-the-Box

  • Application Monitoring for all components – servers, virtual layer, and applications such as SQL Server®, Exchange, and Active Directory®
  • Easily customize alerts, reports, and dashboards for your enterprise-wide needs
  • Use baseline to compare application performance and alert when apps start having issues
  • Great value for money – monitoring, reporting, alerting, and asset inventory in one product
  • Easy server monitoring software for collaborating across server, Web, database, and application teams

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Microsoft Windows Server Monitoring & Management Capabilities

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Get visibility into Microsoft® Windows® server performance metrics and statistics

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) leverages out-of-the-box monitors to monitor and manage various components of your servers and applications and display statistics on intuitive and meaningful dashboards.

Key performance statistics include:
  • Service: Distributed Transaction Coordinator
  • Service: Network Connections
  • Service: Protected Storage
  • Service: Remote Registry
  • Total Available Memory (MB)
  • Page File Usage
  • Disk Queue Length
  • Virtual Memory
  • Percent Processor Time
  • Service: Server
  • Service: Plug and Play
  • Pages/sec
  • Logical Disk: Avg. Disk Queue Length
  • Physical Disk: Avg. Disk Queue Length
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Remotely monitor WMI performance counters with SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM)

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) makes it easy for you to monitor WMI performance counters remotely so you can identify and resolve application issues before users are impacted. You can also easily add any WMI monitor – it’s as simple as clicking on a server icon, browsing the list of available counters, and selecting the ones you would like to add.

Common WMI performance monitors include:

  • Windows Disk Queue Length
  • Exchange Mailbox Receive Queue
  • SQL Server Buffer Cache-Hit Ratio
  • Windows Page Writes/sec
  • IIS Get Requests/sec
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Check the status of Windows updates

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM)’s out-of-the-box Windows Update Monitoring template allows you to check the status of Windows updates.

With SolarWinds SAM, you can monitor:
  • The number of updates available and the number of updates installed
  • Whether a reboot is required before or after the installation of updates
  • The number of reboots that have passed since the last update
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Keep an eye out for specific Windows server events

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM)’s out-of-the-box Windows Event Log Monitor component monitor uses WMI communication to scan Windows Event Logs for recent events matching your defined criteria. Events are considered recent based on the age of the event as compared to the application polling frequency. If a matching event is found, the component monitor changes status.
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Visualize key process statistics for your entire server farm leveraging SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM)’s Real-Time Process Explorer

The Real-Time Process Explorer is a feature available on WMI- and SNMP-monitored nodes. This feature is similar to the Processes tab found in the Windows Task Manager. The advantage of the Real-Time Process Explorer is that you no longer need physically or remotely to log in to a particular machine and run the Task Manager to retrieve that machine's vital statistics. Information for both monitored and unmonitored processes is displayed directly through SolarWinds SAM.
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Ensure high availability of your servers and applications with SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM)’s real-time performance monitoring dashboards that display statistics in various easy-to-understand formats

Do away with your server availability woes by implementing automated surveillance on the health of your applications and servers. With simple and straightforward dashboards pinpointing the actual source of the issue downing the server, you can quickly and easily troubleshoot the problem, ensuring high availability of your system and improving service availability.

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) offers effortless and comprehensive monitoring dashboards in a single pane of glass. With SolarWinds SAM, you can:

  • Filter summary views by application or server and create custom dashboards that contain exactly the applications or servers and nodes you want to see
  • Provide aggregate views of server and application health using out-of-the-box dashboards for Microsoft Active Directory, Exchange, SQL Server, IIS, Windows, and Linux
  • Organize dashboards for the teams that support specific servers
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Microsoft Windows Server Monitoring and Management with SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor Software

Need a tool that gives you more control over Microsoft Windows server monitoring and management? SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor software provides affordable, easy-to-use Microsoft Windows server monitoring and management tools for your multi-vendor network. Download a free, fully-functional trial and in less than an hour, you can begin managing and monitoring Microsoft Windows server systems on your network.

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