Viewing System Monitors

Applies To: Operations Manager 2007 R2, Operations Manager 2007 SP1

You can use the Health Explorer in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 to view and troubleshoot alerts, state changes, and other significant issues when you are monitoring computers on your network. Health Explorer organizes information in the following categories:

  • Availability

  • Configuration

  • Performance

  • Security

To view system monitors

  1. Open the Operations console with an account that is a member of the Operations Manager 2007 R2 Administrators profile.

  2. Select the Monitoring view.

  3. Expand the Cross Platform Servers folder.

  4. Expand the folder for the server type that you want.

  5. Click the Server State icon for the server type that you want.

  6. In the results pane, double-click the green or red icon in the State column to open the Health Explorer dialog box.

  7. Expand any of the monitoring categories to view the health state of that monitor.