Microsoft IIS monitoring plugin

Verax NMS Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) management plugin enables easy monitoring, alerting, health check, management and performance reporting for IIS servers. The plugin supports IIS versions 6.0 or higher. All the management and monitoring is performed with the WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) protocol.

General information view

Verax NMS: Monitors and performance counters for Microsoft IIS

The view provides general configuration information for the Microsoft IIS including:

  • Installed software: IIS version, OS name and version, service packs installed.
  • Server configuration: host, domain and workgroup.
  • Current status of IIS services: WWW, FTP, SMTP, POP3 IMAP and NNTP.
  • Summary of sent/received data for all IIS services.

WWW view

Verax NMS: Microsoft Internet Information Services management plugin

The view presents information about IIS WWW service:

  • Service information: name, description, start mode, state (running, stopped, disabled, etc.), status (OK, error, etc.).
  • WWW servers list including: server name, identifier and access right information (read, write, execute).
  • Application pools list including: application name, autostart status, request queue length, ping configuration (enabled/disabled, interval, response), startup and shutdown times.

FTP view

The view presents information about IIS FTP (File Transfer Protocol) service:

  • Service information: name, description, start mode, state (running, stopped, disabled, etc.), status (OK, error, etc.), process identifier, connection timeout and maximum connections allowed.
  • FTP servers list including: server name, localization, identifier, access right information (read, write, execute), connection timeout, maximum connections allowed and server listen timeout.

SMTP view

The view presents information about IIS SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) service:

  • Service information: domain name, default domain, connection timeout, maximum connections and maximum recipients limits.
  • Serviced SMTP domain list.

POP3 view

The view presents information about IIS POP3 mailing service:

  • Service information: name, description, start mode, state (running, stopped, disabled, etc.), status (OK, error, etc.), process identifier, error control mode and read/write access.
  • POP3 servers list including: server name, default domain, connection timeout and maximum number of connections allowed.

IMAP view

The view presents information about IIS IMAP mailing service:

  • Service information: name, description, start mode, state (running, stopped, disabled, etc.), status (OK, error, etc.), process identifier, error control mode and read/write access.
  • IMAP servers list including: server name, default domain, connection timeout and maximum number of connections allowed.

NNTP view

The view presents information about IIS NNTP (Network News Transfer Protocol) service:

  • Service information: name, description, start mode, state (running, stopped, disabled, etc.), status (OK, error, etc.), process identifier, error control mode and read/write access.
  • NNTP servers list including: server name, connection timeout and maximum number of connections allowed.

Usage statistics

The view presents usage statistics for WWW, FTP and SMTP services including such as bytes sent/received, requests served, etc. with per server breakdown.

Predefined IIS monitoring templates

The plugin provides predefined templates for most commonly monitored IIS items (listed in the table below). Other, user-defined sensors and performance counters can be added.

Microsoft IIS mail server templates
Microsoft IIS SMTP - Bytes Sent/sec
Microsoft IIS SMTP - Bytes Received/sec
Microsoft IIS SMTP - Bytes Total/sec
Microsoft IIS SMTP - Message Bytes Received/sec
Microsoft IIS SMTP - Message Bytes Sent/sec
Microsoft IIS SMTP - Message Bytes Total/sec
Microsoft IIS SMTP - Messages Received/sec
Microsoft IIS SMTP - Messages Sent/sec
Microsoft IIS SMTP - Local Queue Length
Microsoft IIS SMTP - Remote Queue Length
Microsoft IIS SMTP - LDAP connections
Microsoft IIS SMTP - LDAP connections currently open

Microsoft IIS web server templates
Microsoft IIS WEB - Bytes Sent/sec
Microsoft IIS WEB - Bytes Total/sec
Microsoft IIS WEB - Current Anonymous Users
Microsoft IIS WEB - Current NonAnonymous Users
Microsoft IIS WEB - Current Connections
Microsoft IIS WEB - Logon Attempts/sec
Microsoft IIS WEB - Get Requests/sec
Microsoft IIS WEB - Post Requests/sec
Microsoft IIS WEB - Search Requests/sec
Microsoft IIS WEB - Files/sec
Microsoft IIS WEB - Files Received/sec
Microsoft IIS WEB - Files Sent/sec
Microsoft IIS WEB - Total Method Requests/sec

Microsoft IIS FTP server templates
Microsoft IIS FTP - Bytes Received/sec
Microsoft IIS FTP - Bytes Sent/sec
Microsoft IIS FTP - Bytes Total/sec
Microsoft IIS FTP - Current Anonymous Users
Microsoft IIS FTP - Current NonAnonymous Users
Microsoft IIS FTP - Current Connections

Microsoft IIS general templates
Microsoft IIS - URI Cache Flushes
Microsoft IIS - URI Cache Misses
Microsoft IIS - URI Cache Hits %
Microsoft IIS - File Cache Flushes
Microsoft IIS - File Cache Misses
Microsoft IIS - File Cache Hits %
Microsoft IIS - BLOB Cache Flushes
Microsoft IIS - BLOB Cache Misses
Microsoft IIS - BLOB Cache Hits %

See also

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