CPU - Average CPU Usage alarm

Raised when the average CPU utilization of the server exceeds a threshold. This value is taken over a specific number of background collections. Sustained high CPU utilization can adversely affect the performance of other processes running on the server.

CPU - Individual CPU Usage alarm

Raised when the average CPU utilization of a single processor exceeds a threshold. This value is taken over a specific number of background collections. Sustained high CPU utilization of a single processor on multiprocessor systems indicates that process threading may be functioning inefficiently.

CPU - Processor Queue Length alarm

Raised when the number of Windows threads waiting for CPU resources exceeds a threshold. Sustained high processor queue length is a good indicator of a CPU bottleneck.

Disks - Free Space alarm

Raised when there is insufficient free space left on the logical disk.

Disks - Percentage Used alarm

Raised when the percentage of space used on the logical disk exceeds a threshold.

Disks Queue Length alarm

Raised when the maximum disk queue length of any disk exceeds a threshold. Sustained high disk queue length is a good indicator of a disk subsystem bottleneck, and usually means that I/O times will be degraded.

Disks - Transfer Time alarm

Raised when the time it takes in milliseconds to transfer data between disk and memory exceeds a threshold. The metric includes disk reads and disk writes. If disk transfers are taking a consistently long time than a disk bottleneck may be developing.

File - Exceeded Set Size alarm

Raised when a file Spotlight Cloud is tracking exceeds the set size.

Memory - Free System Page Table Entries alarm

Raised when the Free System Page Table Entries performance counter drops below a threshold.

Memory - Percentage Free Virtual Memory alarm

Raised when the average free virtual memory drops below a threshold.

Memory - Physical Memory Available alarm

Raised when the available memory drops below a threshold. This can result in applications being unable to secure additional memory, new programs being unable to open successfully and general performance degradation due to excessive paging.

Monitored Server - Windows Alarm Action Failure alarm

Raised when a configured Alarm Action failed to evaluate.

Monitored Server - Windows Alarm Evaluation Failure alarm

Raised when Spotlight Cloud failed to evaluate a given alarm from a given collection.

Monitored Server - Windows Collection Execution Failure alarm

Raised when a given collection failed to execute.

Monitored Server - Windows Connection Failure alarm

Raised when Spotlight Cloud fails to connect to the Windows Server. Check the Windows server address, authentication and availability.

Monitored Server - Windows Planned Outage alarm

Raised during a planned outage of the connection, and cleared upon its completion.

Monitored Server - Windows Secondary Connection Failure alarm

Raised when the Windows Server is not responding.

Monitored Server - Windows Unsupported Version alarm

Raised when the version of Windows being monitored is not supported by Spotlight Cloud.

Network - Percentage Bandwidth alarm

Raised when average network bandwidth capacity of the specified network card is nearing the limit where it is saturating the network link. This value is taken over a specific number of background collections.

Paging - Disk Activity alarm

Raised when paging is low, but the average disk activity on a paging file disk is high. This value is taken over a specific number of background collections.

Paging - File Collision alarm

Raised when there is more than one paging file on a single physical disk. This can cause performance degradation – especially on IDE disks. IDE disks allow only a single disk operation to be active on the bus at a time.

Services - Service Not Running alarm

Raised when a Windows service that is set to start automatically is not running.