About the Monitor tab for a server

The Monitor tab displays the following information about your server.

Item Description

General

Last counter reset

Displays the date and time when the counter was last reset. If the counter has not been reset, this area displays the date and time when the server was started.

System CPU

Displays the current percentage of processor capacity used on the server.

Clients

Current limit setting

Displays the player connection limit you set for the server.

Percentage of limit

Displays the number of players connected to the server as a percentage relative to the limit.

Peak (since last counter reset)

Displays the highest number of players that have been connected to the server since the Windows Media Services service was started or the Reset button was clicked.

Connected unicast players

Displays the current number of players that have unicast connections to the server.

Bandwidth

Current limit setting

Displays the bandwidth limits you set for the server.

Percentage of limit

Displays the amount of bandwidth being used by the server as a percentage relative to the bandwidth limit.

Peak (since last counter reset)

Displays the largest amount of bandwidth used by the server since the Windows Media Services service was started or the Reset button was clicked.

Current allocated bandwidth

Displays the total amount of bandwidth used by the server to provide streams to all of the clients receiving a unicast stream.

Advertising

Advertisements served by this server

Displays the total number of advertising impressions delivered by this server.

Refresh rate

Current refresh rate

Displays the rate at which the statistics on this tab are updated. To change the refresh rate, click the up or down arrows.

On this tab, you can use the following buttons to perform server-related tasks:

  • Stop the service. Stops the Windows Media Services service on the Windows Media server.

  • Allow new unicast connections. Allows new client connections to the server.

  • Deny new unicast connections. Denies new client connections to the server.

  • Reset all counters. Resets the peak values.

  • View Performance Monitor. (Windows Media Services snap-in only) Starts Windows Media Performance Monitor, which provides a graphical display of server and publishing point performance counters.

For Windows Media Services Administrator for the Web

Use the following setting to configure additional server options:

  • Select interval. Sets how often the page is refreshed. This setting is found in the Page Loaded area. Select an interval value from never to 60 minutes.

See Also

Concepts

About the Monitor tab for a publishing point
Controlling access to content

Other Resources

Monitoring performance