Monitor Microsoft Index Server
Figure 1: ActiveXperts Network Monitor Microsoft Index Server Check
ActiveXperts solution to monitor Microsoft Index Server
Microsoft Indexing Service (formerly called Index server) is a desktop search service included with Windows Operating Systems.
It is an OS level service that maintains an index of most of the files on a computer, to improve searching performance on servers and workstations.
It updates indexes without user intervention.
An MS Index check requires the following parameters:
- Services - A list of Microsoft Indexing Server services that should be running on the target server;
- Processes - A list of Microsoft Indexing Server processes that should be running on the target server;
- Performance Counters - A list of MS Indexing Server performance counters that should be monitored;
- WMI Performance Counters - A list of Microsoft Indexing Server WMI counters that should be monitored.