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Use Management Pack Templates and the Add Monitoring Wizard to create custom Essentials object types, such as Web applications or Windows Services. This enables you to extend what can be managed with Essentials.

In This Section

How to Start the Add Monitoring Wizard in Essentials

Provides the procedure to start the Essentials Add Monitoring Wizard.
How to Start Monitoring an OLE DB Data Source in Essentials

Provides the procedure to start monitoring an OLE DB Data Source with the Essentials Add Monitoring Wizard.
System Center Essentials Add Monitoring Wizard: Create a Ping Monitor

Provides the procedure to create a ping monitor with the Essentials Add Monitoring Wizard.
How to Start Monitoring a TCP Port in Essentials

Provides the procedure to start monitoring a TCP Port with the Essentials Add Monitoring Wizard.
How to Start Monitoring a Web Application in Essentials

Provides the procedure to start monitoring a Web application with the Essentials Add Monitoring Wizard.
How to Start Monitoring a Windows Service in Essentials

Provides the procedure to start monitoring a Windows service with the Essentials Add Monitoring Wizard.
How to Delete an Object Type Created with the Essentials Add Monitoring Wizard

Provides the procedure to delete an object type create with the Essentials Add Monitoring Wizard.

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