User Guide

Windows WSMAN

The nep-windows-wsman provides the monitoring of Microsoft Windows operating system using WSMAN.

WS-Management (Web Services-Management) is a DMTF open standard defining a SOAP-based protocol for managing servers, devices, applications and various web services. WS-Management provides a common way for systems to access and exchange management information across the IT infrastructure.

Using the provided objects, is possible to check:

  • CPU usage

  • Disk-Global (all disk, by name)

  • Memory usage

  • Pending-Reboot

  • Process state

  • Service state

  • Sessions

  • Swap usage

  • System clock synchronisation

  • Traffic (Bandwidth usage for all interfaces, by name)

  • Uptime

All the information about the plugin could be found on Centreon Documentation.

Minimum supported environment

This package can be installed on systems running the software described below. Systems with equivalent components are also suitable for installation.

Required software

Requirements

NetEye

Version 4.23+

NetEye modules

Core

Package requirements

Service and Host Template shipped with package nep-windows-wsman require the following nep:

  • nep-common

  • nep-centreonp-plugins-base

Setup instructions

To setup Package nep-windows-wsman, just use the Setup Utility:

nep-setup install nep-windows-wsman

These are many operations that shoulde be done on the Host side to enable correctly the WSMAN. In the following guide provided by Centreon you shoudl find all the necessary steps:

Windows WSMAN Tutorial

The following variables had to be set on the environment

[NX] Exchange Role List:

  • Client Access Server (cas)

  • Mailbox Server (mailbox)

Available Objects

This section contains a description of all the Objects from this package that can be used to build your own monitoring environment.

Director Objects

Director Objects are Objects created (or imported) into Icinga Director. This package contains the following Director Objects:

Data Lists The following Data Lists can be freely customized by the End User. Their purpose is to provide easy data filling to better describe the monitoring environment.

Datalist name

Description

[NX] Centreon WSMAN Windows Mode List

Used to provide the list of possibile check

Host Templates

The following Host Templates can be used to freely create Host Objects. Remember to not edit these Host Templates because they will be restored/updated at the next NEP package update.

Host Template name

Description

nx-ht-server-agentless-windows

Describe a generic Windows Server monitored by WinRM.

nx-ht-client-agentless-windows

Describe a generic Windows Client monitored by WinRM.

Service Templates

The following Service Templates can be used to freely create Service Objects, Service Apply Rules or Service Sets. Remember to not edit these Service Templates because they will be restored/updated at the next NEP Package update.

Template name

Run on Agent

Description

nx-st-agentless-wsman-centreon

No

Checks all base monitoring on Windows Host using WSMAN Centreon Plugins

nx-st-agentless-wsman-centreon-windows-cpu

No

Checks CPU Load on Windows Host using WSMAN Centreon Plugins

Service Sets

The following Service Sets can be used to freely monitor Host Objects. Remember to not edit these Service Sets because they will be restored/updated at the next NEP Package update.

Service Set name

Description

nx-ss-server-agent-windows-exchange-counter

Monitori perf counter on Exchange Server

nx-ss-server-agent-windows-exchange-cas-services

Specific services for Windows Server Exchange with Client Access Server Role

nx-ss-server-agent-windows-exchange-mailbox-services

Specific Services for Windows Server Exchange with Mailbox Server Role

nx-ss-server-agent-windows-exchange-default

Default monitoring for Exchange by PS Scripts and Web

ITOA Dashboards

The Package does not provide any ITOA Dashboards right now.

Package’s objects list

Object Type

Object Name

Do not edit

Containing File

Director Data List

[NX] Centreon WSMAN Windows Mode List

Yes

baskets/import/nep-windows-wsman-01-datalist.json

Director Host Template

nx-ht-server-agentless-windows

No

baskets/import/nep-windows-wsman-03-host.json

Director Host Template

nx-ht-client-agentless-windows

No

baskets/import/nep-windows-wsman-03-host.json

Director Service Template

nx-st-agentless-wsman-centreon

No

baskets/import/nep-windows-wsman-04-service.json

Director Service Tempalte

nx-st-agentless-wsman-centreon-windows-cpu

No

baskets/import/nep-windows-wsman-04-service.json