Unit Monitors

Name Enabled Target Class Alert Message Description
Unit Monitor   Activated service hosts for instances stored in instance store
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AppFabric Workflow Management Service   This event indicates that the WMS is not able to activate any service hosts for instances stored in the specified instance store.
Unit Monitor   App Config Readable State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service Unhandled Exception Occurred This event indicates that the event collection service encountered an unhandled exception that was unexpected.
Unit Monitor   App Connection String Reference State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service Invalid Application Connection String Reference This event indicates that a particular IIS web.config file has enabled monitoring, and specifies a connection string reference. However, the referenced connection string could not be found.
Unit Monitor   App Unique Provider Id State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service   This event indicates that multiple IIS Web Applications have configured monitoring at different levels, but use the same provider Id.
Unit Monitor   AppFabric Workflow Management Service State
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AppFabric Workflow Management Service   This monitor uses SCOM’s built in support for NT service monitoring to make sure the Workflow Management Service is running.
Unit Monitor   Average Call Duration
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AppFabric IIS Web Service Web Service Average Call Duration This monitor will periodically determine a web service’s average call duration (in ms) by checking the monitoring database.
Unit Monitor   Bulk Copy Writer Activated State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service Cannot Activate Bulk Copy Plugin This event indicates that a bulk copy plugin failed to load properly. These plugins allow the Event Collection Service to optimize its writes to a database. The system will now fall back to using ADO.NET batching which will result in lower performance.
Unit Monitor   Cache Host Service Memory Evicted
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AppFabric Cache Host Service   This monitor looks at the Objects Evicted performance counter.
Unit Monitor   Cache Host Service Objects Evicted
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AppFabric Cache Host Service   This monitor looks at the Objects Evicted performance counter.
Unit Monitor   Cache Host Service Objects Expired
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AppFabric Cache Host Service   This monitor looks at the Objects Expired performance counter.
Unit Monitor   Cache Host Service State
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AppFabric Cache Host Service   This monitor uses SCOM’s built in support for NT service monitoring to make sure the Cache Host Service is running.
Unit Monitor   Cluster Config Store Node State
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AppFabric Cache Management Installation Cluster Config Store Node Down This monitor uses either a SQLConnection or a remote file read to test the availability of the node that is hosting the cache configuration. If this fails, the cache service will not be able to retrieve its configuration and caching will not function properly.
Unit Monitor   Cluster Config Store State
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AppFabric Cache Management Installation Cluster Config Store Down This monitor uses PowerShell to test the connection to the cache config store, and additionally checks to see if the configuration is valid. If this fails, the cache service will not be able to retrieve its configuration and caching will not function properly.
Unit Monitor   Cluster Lead Host State
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AppFabric Cache Management Installation All Lead Hosts In Cluster Down This monitor ensures that at least one lead host is available in the cluster. If this fails, then the cluster’s functionality will become degraded.
Unit Monitor   Cluster State
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AppFabric Cache Management Installation Cluster State Down This monitor ensures that at least one host is available in the cluster. If this fails, then the cluster will become unavailable.
Unit Monitor   Configuration Error
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AppFabric Workflow Management Service Configuration Error This event indicates that the Workflow Management Service was unable to read a particular web.config file.
Unit Monitor   Controlled instance from end point
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AppFabric Workflow Management Service   This event indicates that the Workflow Management Service failed to execute an instance command.
Unit Monitor   DB Buffers Available State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service   This event indicates that an event has been collected, but the buffers allocated to the destination have been filled. The event will be dropped. This usually occurs when the system is under very high stress.
Unit Monitor   DB Connection State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service   This event indicates that a particular database connection threw an exception when trying to open a connection. This will usually be due to a misconfigured connection string, network connectivity issues, or security issues.
Unit Monitor   DB Write State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service   This event indicates that a particular database connection threw an exception when trying to write events for an application. This will usually be due to a misconfigured connection string, network connectivity issues, or security issues.
Unit Monitor   Distributed Cache Host Crashes
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AppFabric Cache Host Service   This event indicates that the cache host has crashed unexpectedly due to an unhandled exception.
Unit Monitor   Empty command line value for Name
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AppFabric Workflow Management Service Supplied argument has no value This event indicates that a blank value was passed as the “-name” argument to the Workflow Management Service when it started. This will prevent the service from starting.
Unit Monitor   Error in configuration section. Instance store name not defined at location.
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AppFabric Workflow Management Service Error in configuration section. Instance store name not defined at location. This event indicates that an instance store was specified in the configuration section, but the “name” attribute did not resolve correctly.
Unit Monitor   Error in configuration section. Location not found.
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AppFabric Workflow Management Service   This event indicates that an instance store was specified in the configuration section, but the “location” attribute did not resolve to a valid web.config location.
Unit Monitor   ETW General Access State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service General ETW Failure This event indicates that the Event Collection Service could not access the ETW APIs. This usually indicates that an unsupported or invalid Windows installation is present. Monitoring will not work if this problem occurs.
Unit Monitor   ETW Open Session State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service Unable To Open ETW Trace This event indicates that the service could not open an ETW session. Monitoring will not work if this problem occurs.
Unit Monitor   ETW Permissions State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service ETW Access Denied This event indicates that the Event Collection Service’s logon does not have sufficient permissions to perform a required ETW task.
Unit Monitor   ETW Session Start State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service Unable To Configure ETW Session This event indicates that the service could not create an ETW session. Monitoring will not work if this problem occurs.
Unit Monitor   Event Collection Configuration Found State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service Missing Event Collector Configuration This event indicates that no event collector configuration was found for an Event Collection Service. This configuration should be located in the section of the machine’s root web.config file. The service will fail when this error is encountered and no monitoring will occur.
Unit Monitor   Event Collection Service Configuration Readable State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service Invalid Event Collector Configuration This event indicates that there was an exception while trying to read the event collector configuration for an Event Collection Service. This configuration should be located in the section of the machine’s root web.config file. The service will fail when this error is encountered and no monitoring will occur.
Unit Monitor   Event Delivery State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service   This event indicates that there was a failure while retrying a write to a monitoring database. The event indicated how many, if any, events were lost due to the failure as well as the number of times a retry has occurred.
Unit Monitor   Event Destination Known State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service   This event indicates that an event has been collected, but no database connection has ever been established for the required destination. Since the connection was never established, the system will drop the event as opposed to buffering it and retrying.
Unit Monitor   Failed Staging Table Row Count
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AppFabric SQL Monitoring Database Connected Connection   In the unlikely event that an exception occurs while processing a particular event in the temporary (staging) table, the raw event is deposited into a failed staging table.
Unit Monitor   Failed to obtain command from instance store
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AppFabric SQL Workflow Instance Store Connection   This event indicates that the Workflow Management Service failed to retrieve a command from the queue (exception). The service will retry periodically. If the monitor doesn’t see the event for 10 minutes it assumes the problem has been fixed and resets the monitor.
Unit Monitor   Failed to remove command from instance store
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AppFabric SQL Workflow Instance Store Connection   This event indicates that the Workflow Management Service executed a command, but failed to remove it from the queue (exception). The service will retry periodically. If the monitor doesn’t see the event for 10 minutes it assumes the problem has been fixed and resets the monitor.
Unit Monitor   Fresh Configuration State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service Error During Re-configuration This event indicates that the event collection service was running successfully, but a configuration change was detected and there was an exception while trying to read the event collector configuration for an Event Collection Service. This configuration should be located in the section of the machine’s root web.config file. The service will continue to run with the previous configuration.
Unit Monitor   HA Enabled Secondary Node Down
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AppFabric Cache   This monitor checks to make sure a secondary node is available for named caches that have high availability mode enabled.
Unit Monitor   Instance Store Instantiated
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AppFabric SQL Workflow Instance Store Connection   This event indicates that a SQL Instance store object failed to initialize
Unit Monitor   Instance store specifies an unknown instance store provider.
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AppFabric SQL Workflow Instance Store Connection    
Unit Monitor   Instantiated control provider for instance store
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AppFabric SQL Workflow Instance Store Connection   This event indicates that a SQL Instance store control provider object failed to initialize.
Unit Monitor   Invoke service management service
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AppFabric Workflow Management Service   This event indicates that the Workflow Management Service failed to activate a service host because the Service Management Endpoint was not available.
Unit Monitor   Monitoring Database Available
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AppFabric SQL Monitoring Database Connected Connection   This monitor periodically checks that a SQL monitoring database is accessible via a SQLConnection. If the database is not accessible then monitoring data might be getting lost on machines that are collecting events.
Unit Monitor   Named Cache Not Accessible
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AppFabric Cache   This monitor checks to make sure named caches are available.
Unit Monitor   net.pipe protocol is not activated
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AppFabric Workflow Management Service net.pipe protocol is not activated This event indicates that a particular web site or application does not have the net.pipe protocol enabled. This protocol is required for the Workflow Management to communicate with service hosts.
Unit Monitor   Operation Call Rate
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AppFabric IIS Web Service Web Service Average Throughput This monitor will periodically determine a web service’s average call rate (in calls per second) by checking the monitoring database.
Unit Monitor   Operation Failure Rate
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AppFabric IIS Web Service Web Service Call Failure Rate This monitor will periodically determine a web service’s call failure rate (in exceptions per hour) by checking the monitoring database. A call is considered to have failed if it throws an unhandled exception from within the operation’s implementation.
Unit Monitor   Operation History Failure Count
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AppFabric SQL Monitoring Database Connected Connection   The monitoring database logs administrative events in a table called the operations history table. This monitor checks that table for errors and surfaces them.
Unit Monitor   Provider definition for instance store found
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AppFabric SQL Workflow Instance Store Connection Provider definition for instance store not found This event indicates that a Workflow Management Service has been configured to use a SQLInstanceStore, but the store’s definition could not be found in an IIS web.config file.
Unit Monitor   Provider in Too Many Sessions State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service   This event indicates that the Event Collector failed to add a particular event source (provider) to the current session. Monitoring will not work for the application(s) that are a part of this source.
Unit Monitor   Read application config - General failure
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AppFabric Event Collection Service Read application config - General failure This event indicates that the Event Collection Service was unable to read a particular web.config file.
Unit Monitor   Reading event from ETW - General failure
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AppFabric Event Collection Service Reading event from ETW - General failure This event indicates that the Event Collection Service encountered an exception at runtime while listening to ETW. If this happens, monitoring will not function.
Unit Monitor   Recycling owner of instance store
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AppFabric SQL Workflow Instance Store Connection   This event indicates that an instance store provider threw an exception and the Workflow Management Service will initialize a new instance of the provider.
Unit Monitor   Recycling owner of instance store because store cancelled operation
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AppFabric SQL Workflow Instance Store Connection   This event indicates that an instance store returned an 'Operation Cancelled' exception
Unit Monitor   Register Trace Provider State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service   This event indicates that the Event Collector failed to add a particular event source (provider) to the current session. Monitoring will not work for the application(s) that are a part of this source.
Unit Monitor   Service did not find any instance stores.
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AppFabric Workflow Management Service   This event indicates that no stores are defined in any web.config on the machine. This means that the Workflow Management Service is running, but is not doing any work.
Unit Monitor   Service management service activated service
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AppFabric Workflow Management Service   This event indicates that the Workflow Management Service failed to activate a service host because the Service Management Endpoint threw an exception.
Unit Monitor   Service Stopped
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AppFabric Event Collection Service   This monitor uses SCOM’s built in support for NT service monitoring to make sure the Event Collection Service is running.
Unit Monitor   SQL Instance Store Co-Location
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AppFabric SQL Monitoring Database Connected Connection   This monitor checks to see if a SQL Instance Store is installed in the same database as the monitoring database artifacts.
Unit Monitor   Staging Table Row Count
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AppFabric SQL Monitoring Database Connected Connection   The AppFabric SQL monitoring database stores events in a temporary table and then periodically imports them into tables that are visible to external tools such as IIS Manager. If that table grows too large, it is most likely that your applications are emitting events at a rate that is faster than the import procedure can move them.
Unit Monitor   Staging Table Transfer Events Job
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AppFabric SQL Monitoring Database Connected Connection   There is a job that runs periodically to import monitoring events from the temporary (staging) table into the tables that are consumable by tools such as IIS Manager. This monitor checks to make sure that job runs periodically and goes “Red” if it has not been run recently. This indicates that the data visible to the tools is not up to date.
Unit Monitor   Staging Table WCF Events Job
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AppFabric SQL Monitoring Database Connected Connection   There is a job that runs periodically to import monitoring events from the temporary (staging) table into the tables that are consumable by tools such as IIS Manager. This monitor checks to make sure that job runs periodically and goes “Red” if it has not been run recently. This indicates that the data visible to the tools is not up to date.
Unit Monitor   Staging Table WF Events job
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AppFabric SQL Monitoring Database Connected Connection   There is a job that runs periodically to import monitoring events from the temporary (staging) table into the tables that are consumable by tools such as IIS Manager. This monitor checks to make sure that job runs periodically and goes “Red” if it has not been run recently. This indicates that the data visible to the tools is not up to date.
Unit Monitor   Store control provider defined for instance store provider
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AppFabric SQL Workflow Instance Store Connection   A control provider is required in order to execute workflow instance commands via the Workflow Management Service. This error indicates that the storeControlProvider attribute in the element is missing or empty. You will find this configuration in the machine's root web.config file.
Unit Monitor   Store provider defined for instance store provider
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AppFabric SQL Workflow Instance Store Connection Store provider undefined for instance store provider This event indicates that an instance store provider has been specified in an IIS web.config file, but no providerName was specified.
Unit Monitor   Unable to process event record
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AppFabric Event Collection Service   This event indicates that the Event Collection service failed to process an individual event. This should be very rare, but if you see it continuously there may be a problem. .
Unit Monitor   Unhandled exceptions
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AppFabric Workflow Management Service   This event indicates that an unexpected unhandled exception has occurred in the Workflow Management Service. You will need to examine the details in the event to see what went wrong.
Unit Monitor   Unknown Argument Supplied
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AppFabric Workflow Management Service   This event indicates that an unknown startup argument has been passed to the WMS.
Unit Monitor   Unregister Trace Provider State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service   This event indicates that the Event Collection Service could not unregister an event source (provider) from an ETW session.
Unit Monitor   Valid Scope Name State
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AppFabric Event Collection Service Invalid Command Line Parameter This event indicates that an invalid command line parameter was passed to the event collection service at startup. This will cause the service to fail and no monitoring will occur.
Unit Monitor   Web Application Monitoring Enabled State
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AppFabric IIS Web Application   This monitor checks to see that monitoring is enabled for an application. If monitoring is not enabled, then the other monitors that target web services will not function.
Unit Monitor   WMS Configuration found for specific WMS service
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AppFabric Workflow Management Service WMS Configuration not found for specific WMS service This event indicates that a named WMS instance’s configuration could not be loaded. This configuration should exist in the machine’s root IIS web.config file’s section.
Unit Monitor   WMS Service Configuration Found
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AppFabric Workflow Management Service WMS Service Configuration Not Found This event indicates that the WMS configuration could not be loaded. This configuration should exist in the machine’s root IIS web.config file’s section.

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