Altiris™ Monitor Solution for Servers 7.5 from Symantec™ User Guide

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Altiris™ Monitor Solution for Servers 7.5 from Symantec™ User Guide


1. Introducing Monitor Solution
About Monitor Solution
About core components of Monitor Solution
About Monitor Pack for Servers
Where to get more information
2. Configuring the Monitor Solution Server
About monitor server configuration
Importing monitor packs
About database maintenance
Configuring data purging
About heartbeat
Configuring the monitor server heartbeat settings
3. Configuring the Monitor Plug-in
About Monitor Plug-in
About Monitor policies
About Monitor Plug-in profiling
Preparing managed computers for agent-based monitoring
Installing Monitor Plug-in
Upgrading Monitor Plug-in
Uninstalling Monitor Plug-in
Creating new Monitor Plug-in settings
Configuring Monitor Plug-in settings
4. Configuring agentless monitoring
About agentless monitoring
About agentless monitoring and network discovery
About monitor service
Setting up a remote monitoring site server
Installing the Pluggable Protocols Architecture (PPA) client computer component on a site server
Removing monitor service from a site server
Adding monitor service to a site server
Configuring remote monitoring server settings
Viewing monitor site server reports
5. Working with Monitor Policies
Creating monitor policies with the monitor policy wizard
Creating monitor policies
Configuring monitor policies
Adding rules to a monitor policy
About application detection
Adding application detection to a monitor policy
Application detection types
Adding computers to a monitor policy
6. Working with Metrics
About metrics
Creating, cloning or editing metrics
Adding a metric to a rule
About multiple instance metrics
7. Working with Rules
About rules
Creating, cloning or editing rules
About metric evaluation
About metric and rule aggregation
Using aggregation to monitor potential hard drive issue
Creating a sample rule with aggregation
8. Working with tasks and actions
About Monitor Solution tasks and actions
About severity states
Adding tokens to a Send Email task
Adding actions to rules
Adding actions to monitor policies
Monitor client and server token types
9. Viewing Monitored Data
About viewing the monitor data
Viewing historical performance data
Viewing real-time performance data
10. Using alert management
About alerts
About alert management
About Event Console alert filters
Configuring alert filter settings
Adding new alert filters
Hiding resolved alerts
Configuring alert rule settings
Creating an alert matching rule
Adding or editing rules to discard alerts
Forwarding alerts to another management system
Running a task in response to an alert
About Event Console tokens
Configuring workflow rules
Configuring alert purging settings
Viewing alerts by network location
Viewing the health of an organizational group
Creating and editing Event Console tasks
A. Aggregation input-output matrix
Aggregation input-output matrix
B. Altiris™ Monitor Solution for Servers 7.5 Symantec™ Third-Party Legal Notices
Third-Party Legal Attributions
Expat XML Parser v2.0.1
Net-SNMP v 5.4.1
RegExp License


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