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  1. Hello, We recently cloned 2 Logic Monitor out of the box datasources (name -> WinService- & WinProcessStats-) in order to enable the 'Active Discovery' feature on those. We did this because we've the need to discover services/processes automatically, since we don't have an 'exact list' of which services/processes we should monitor (due to the amount of clients [+100] & the different services/solutions across them) After enabling this it works fine & does what we expect (discovers all the services/processes running in each box), we further added some filters in the acti
  2. XKJNGZ Uses Powershell to make WMI queries to get the current backlog file count for each outbound DFSR partner on each DFSR share. These queries can be expensive if the backlog is large, so the polling interval is set to 10 minutes. If there is no backlog, the script finishes quickly. No default alerting is set, but I would recommend adding a threshold to be notified of potential replication issues. NOTE* - The collector must be able to reach both DFSR partners and will use the same credentials to make the queries for both.
  3. Windows Drive Space Alerts By default, LogicMonitor alerts on the percentage used on any drive. This in general is fine, but sometimes not. Let’s imagine you have a 2.2 terabytes drive. You might have your critical threshold set at 90%, which sounds fine, until you realise that you are going to get a critical alert when you still have 220 GB free. In my case that would be a cause for some celebration, not really an urgent need to get up at 3 A.M. and delete files so the world doesn’t end. Now Imagine your 2.2TB drive is divided up as: C: 10 GB (OS) D: 500 GB (Mission cr
  4. RDP Sessions - ACTXKD Kind regards, Matthew Kerfoot
  5. Just a quick question about LogicMonitor, Does LogicMonitor support Windows Server 2019? In terms of the Collector software? Thank you
  6. Published with lmLocator: FHGN6P This datasource will check the activation status of Windows and alert if a 1 (licensed) is not returned
  7. Windows Server Core and (the free) Hyper-V Server Core are GUI-less versions of Windows that can be administered remotely with GUI tools. We've recently seen an uptick in requests for deployment of the collector to these platforms, as Windows introduces a lot of overhead with the addition of the GUI; the other compelling reason to go this route being that Hyper-V Core is a free license of Windows from Microsoft (similar to the free flavor of ESXi, only it can run a Windows collector!) Microsoft Documentation: Managing a Server Core Server Configure Server Core with the SConfi
  8. Exporting Netflow from Windows with FlowTraq Exporter NetFlow is an industry standard network protocol for monitoring traffic flows across a network interface. It is used most commonly by devices like firewalls, routers, and switches, but some software packages make it possible to export Netflow data from a server operating system - in this case Windows - to a Netflow collector (LogicMonitor) for traffic analysis. Instructions 1.) Register for and download the free FlowTraq Exporter. 2.) Download WinPcap (Windows packet capture library). 3.) Install WinPcap on the serv
  9. I wrote this DataSource for a customer with a specific requirement, namely, they have a particular application that should spawn and maintain a specific number of processes on Windows machines. Operation: The DataSource finds all processes on the Windows machine and groups and counts based on name - e.g. if there are processes powershell, powershell#1, powershell#2, then the powershell instance will be added and will show a count of 3. Out of the box this DataSource will create instances for *all* processes as reported from the Win32_PerfRawData_PerfProc_Process WMI class, except the
  10. Don't know if anyone else noticed, but MS released a pretty slick script that enables WMI access remotely without admin rights. I have done a brief test with LM and it seems to be working well. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/askpfeplat/2018/04/30/delegate-wmi-access-to-domain-controllers/ That's the article. I created an AD group instead of a user to delegate, and I put the LM collector service in that group. Everything else I've followed as documented. I haven't tested anything else, but this alone is a huge step in the right direction.
  11. WALDXL - Download Speed This datasource will run a PowerShell script that downloads a 10MB file and then figures out the speed in Mbps that it was downloaded. CAUTION: This datasource will download a 10Mb file for every Windows machine specified in the applies to field(default is not applied),every poll(deafult is 20 minutes), depending on your environment this could raise the price for your monthly ISP bill. Specifically if your ISP speeds ramp up when needed. I would recommend applying this to: hasCategory("speed") and isWindows() The of course you just need
  12. Hi, Maybe the community are intressted in using collectors as stand-alone outside a domain (in a workgroup).. We are and have ran into all possible effects of it... one thing is to monitor Windows DHCP Servers that ar joined to a domain. THen you need to authenticate against some classes to discover and to get metrics. Had some chat sessions with the LM support and they got me closer to the solution.. But I solved it finally using credentials to discover and inventory the DHCP server and Scopes with powershell using domain credentials on my collector in a workgroup Here they Are
  13. I have found where I can monitor services for a device and have set up a test to monitor services on the windows device. Is there a way to set this as a datasource? That way I can do the AppliesTo scripting and have specific devices being monitored for specific services they are running? I have about 80 devices and configuring Service Alerts for each of them would take a bit of time, I'm trying to be more efficient.
  14. Useful for inventory, auditing, and auto-grouping. Displays the a list of all installed Windows Features separated by commas. Example below. auto.winfeatures [Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services, .NET Framework 3.5.1 Features, Telnet Client, Remote Server Administration Tools, .NET Framework 3.5.1, Role Administration Tools, AD LDS Snap-Ins and Command-Line Tools, AD DS and AD LDS Tools, Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell] WMN9DN
  15. Brandon

    Win_Shares

    T4WZC3 Initially I created this to monitor the status of DFS shares, but can be used on any Windows share. Monitors for the status as indicated by Microsoft's MSDN site here https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa394435(v=vs.85).aspx Graphs allow you to easily see the status over time.
  16. Code is TXL3W9 This DataSource provides instances for each of the Network adapters, including the following Instance Level Properties: auto.TcpWindowSize auto.MTU auto.MACAddress auto.IPSubnet auto.IPAddress auto.DNSHostName auto.DNSDomain auto.DefaultIPGateway auto.SettingID auto.Description
  17. Hello All, I am trying to get 4 Windows to switch every 10 seconds between the different windows - I can do this when the windows have different names but I am facing an issue that i am using LogicMonitor for 3 different dashboards. So the 2 windows mentioned for LogicMonitor are different windows/different dashboards - How can I get my script to identify them as different windows and make them switch between the 2 ?ex: Cassandra Hope this makes sense..... Here is thes script I have: Option Explicit Dim WshShell Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell
  18. WARNING - This propertysource pulls a list of all Windows services installed. This does not filter the services to only show running or auto-starting services. Useful for auditing, auto-grouping, and inventory. Example below Displays the a list of all installed Windows Services. auto.winservices [AeLookupSvc, ALG, AppIDSvc, Appinfo, AppMgmt, aspnet_state, AudioEndpointBuilder, AudioSrv, BESClient, BESClientHelper, BFE, BITS, Browser, CertPropSvc, clr_optimization_v2.0.50727_32, clr_optimization_v2.0.50727_64, clr_optimization_v4.0.30319_32, clr_optimization_v
  19. D4KEAM Monitors and graphs the performance of each DFS replication member. No default alerting.
  20. ML9PNG Monitors the status of all DFS and DFSR required services: DFS Namespace, DFS Replication, and DNS Client.
  21. The WannaCry ransomware attack has been a topic of much discussion in the last few days - and a source of much consternation for system administrators. One of the attack vectors used by WannaCry to spread is a vulnerability in the SMBv1 protocol commonly included with Windows operating systems. This embedded PowerShell datasource reaches out to Windows devices in a LogicMonitor account, and runs the "Get-SMBServerConfiguration" command (available only in Windows Server 2012 and newer) to see if SMBv1 is enabled, and if it is, it will generate a Warning alert for that device (caveat: SMBv1
  22. Hi All, Could you please consider the following as product feature. To make changes to the "Configure LogicMonitor Collector" without the need to uninstall and reinstall the collector. For example the error stating that your credential is wrong no you need to schedule down time just to uninstall and reinstall the collector where you can just simply modify your credential which take you 5 sec to do. Thank you! Looking forward to the out come. Kind Regards Gerrit
  23. So this is less of an ask the community and more of a show the community. Ive written some Ruby code that makes it much much easier to use the LogicMonitor API. It does all the signing for you so you can just focus on your API calls and worry less about the secure signing. https://gist.github.com/ITJamie/4937de9139c682c02c34ff2d17051d58 It uses the following rest-client library https://github.com/rest-client/rest-client and injects the authentication method into the rest-client library. Ive included some examples of usage in my gist. Let me know if your having difficulty and i
  24. Useful for inventory purposes. Displays the total number of CPU's, cores, and logical processors on Windows machines. Also provides a description of each CPU. Example below. auto.cpu.cores 4 auto.cpu.logicalcount 4 auto.cpu.total 4 auto.cpu0.description Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2680 v2 @ 2.80GHz auto.cpu1.description Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2680 v2 @ 2.80GHz auto.cpu2.description Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2680 v2 @ 2.80GHz auto.cpu3.description
  25. Created this little data source for collecting the usage of file system quotas on Windows. JFR7TJ The data source is based on File System Resource Manager in Windows 2012R2, it havent been tested on any other version of Windows yet.