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This procedure provides an example of how to create a dependency rollup monitor. You will create a dependency rollup monitor under the availability aggregate rollup monitor in the Windows Computer target. The state of this dependency rollup monitor depends on the availability health of all the Windows Logical Hardware Component objects hosted by this computer.

How to create a dependency rollup monitor

  1. In the Essentials 2007 console, click the Authoring button.

  2. In the Authoring pane, expand Authoring, expand Management Pack Objects, and then click Monitors.

  3. Click the Scope button.

  4. In the Scope MP Objects by target(s) dialog box, in the Look for text box, type Windows Computer, select the Windows Computer target check box, and then click OK.

  5. In the Monitors pane, expand Windows Computer, expand Entity Health, right-click Availability, point to Create a monitor, and then click Dependency Rollup Monitor.

  6. In the Create A Dependency Monitor Wizard, on the General Properties page, in the Name box, type a name for the dependency rollup monitor (for example, Windows Logical Hardware Components Health Rollup), and then you can type a description.

    Note
    You can either select a Management Pack from the Select destination management pack list or create a new unsealed Management Pack by clicking New.
  7. In the Parent monitor list, click the appropriate parent monitor, and then click Next.

  8. On the Monitor Dependency page, expand Windows Logical Hardware Component, expand Entity Health, click Availability, and then click Next.

  9. On the Health Rollup Policy page, under Health Rollup Policy, do one of the following:

    • Click Worst state of any member if you want the health state of the dependency rollup monitor to reflect the least healthy state of any member, and then click Next.

    • Click Worst state of the specified percentage of members in good health state if you want the state of the dependency rollup monitor to reflect the worst state of the best n percentage of the total number of members, and then type the percentage of the total number of members, and then click Next.

    • Click Best state of any member if you want the health state of the dependency rollup monitor to reflect the most healthy state of any member, and then click Next.

  10. On the Health Rollup Policy page, under Monitoring Unavailable and Maintenance Mode, click the Monitoring unavailable list and select either Rollup monitoring unavailable as error, Rollup monitoring unavailable as warning, or Ignore.

  11. On the Health Rollup Policy page, under Monitoring Unavailable and Maintenance Mode, click the Maintenance mode list and select either Rollup monitor in maintenance mode as error, Rollup monitor in maintenance mode as warning, or Ignore, and then click Next.

  12. On the Configure Alerts page, specify the alert settings appropriate for your environment, and then click Create.

See Also

How to Create a Self Tuning Monitor in Operations Manager 2007How to Create a Static Threshold Monitor in Operations Manager 2007

Tasks

How to Create an Aggregate Rollup Monitor in System Center Essentials

Concepts

Monitors


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