System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager AgentService Monitor

  • ID:  Microsoft.SystemCenter.VirtualMachineManager.2016.AgentService.Monitor
  • Description:  Monitors the state of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager Agent service (VMMAgent.exe)
  • Target:  Host Agent
  • Enabled:  Yes

Operational States

Name State Description
VMMAgent Running Success The System Center Virtual Machine Manager Agent service is running
VMMAgent Not Running Error The System Center Virtual Machine Manager Agent service is not running

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
Alert only if service startup type is automatic   This may only be set to 'true' or 'false'. If set to 'false', then alerts will be triggered no matter what the startup type is set to. Default is 'true'.

Alert Details

Monitor State Message Priority Severity Auto Resolution
VMMAgent Not Running (Error) Virtual Machine Manager agent service stopped Medium Critical Yes

Run As Profiles

Name
Default

Monitor Knowledgebase

Summary

The Agent Service monitor indicates the availability of the Virtual Machine Manager Agent service on a managed virtual machine host or a library server. If the VMM agent is not running, the monitor is in a critical state (Red). If the state is unknown, monitoring has not yet begun for the server.

Causes

An unhealthy state for this library server or host indicates the Virtual Machine Manager Agent service is not running on the server.

Resolutions

An unhealthy state for this library server or host indicates the Virtual Machine Manager Agent service is not running on the server.

1

Restart the Virtual Machine Manager Agent service on the host or library server. You can do this by using Services in Administrative Tools on the server, or you can do this from the VMM console by using the procedure that follows this one.

2

If restarting the Virtual Machine Manager agent does not resolve the issue:

Ensure that the host or library server is online.

Ensure that the VMM management server can connect to the host or library server.

External References
This monitor does not contain any external references.

See Also for System Center 2016 Virtual Machine Manager Management Pack


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