Rule Properties: Data Provider

Use this tab to specify the source of the data or events matched by the rule.

This tab contains the following options:

Provider name
Select a provider name from the list box. Based on the provider name that you select, the information in the following Provider typeand Provider settingsfields is updated.
Provider type
Displays the name of the data provider type for the selected provider. For example, Windows event log, Windows performance counter, or timed event provider. This field is read-only.
Provider settings
Describes the settings for the provider instance. This field is read-only.

Click Newto create a new provider.

Click Modifyto modify a performance rule provider type. Modifyis available only when viewing the properties for performance rules.