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Directory Service Monitor Template

The Directory Service Monitor Template enables you to validate the connectivity to Active Directory. This template is typically used by systems administrators that want to be nofified when their domain controller becomes unresponsive.

How to configure the Directory Service Monitor Template:

  • From the Menu Bar, select File | New. The Create New Object View displays.
  • From the Create New Object View, expand Templates | Network and Application Monitors then select Directory Service Monitor. The New Template Properties View displays.
  • The Template Properties view contains 3 tabs.

The Options Tab

  • Use the Directory Services drop-down to select the directory service connection you would like to monitor.
    Information If you have not yet configured the directory service connection, click the Add Add Button button to create a new Directory Service Connection. For more information see: Directory Services
  • Click the Test button to verify the template is configured property and the monitor executes as expected.
  • Finally, select the General Tab, then click the click the Auto-Generate Name Auto-Generate Name Button button to auto-generate a name based on the configured settings.

Host Assignment

  • Assign the template to either of one your domain controllers or the localhost.
    Alert Assigning this template to multiple hosts will result in duplicate Active Directory scans and duplicate triggers.

Related Topics

Directory Services

Network and Application Monitor Templates