Creating a Data Provider

A data provider is a source of collected information. You create providers to be used when creating processing rules.

To create a data provider:

  1. Expand Microsoft Operations Manager (default) in the left pane.
  2. Expand Rules in the left pane.
  3. Expand Advanced in the left pane.
  4. Click Providers in the left pane.
  5. Click Action on the menu bar.
  6. Click New on the Action menu.
  7. Click Provider.
  8. Follow the instructions until you have finished creating a new data provider. For more information about the fields on a window, click Help.