This monitor checks the status of IIS web sites. If you receive an alert from this monitor, action is required in order to bring the Web site back to an operational state.
An IIS Web site can be either in a "Started" or "Stopped" operational state.
An IIS Web site can stop for many reasons, including:
The web site was stopped by an administrator
The web site was stopped by IIS due to one or more errors that occurred during run time.
The web site was improperly configured which caused it to fail or prevented it from starting.
If an IIS Web site is stopped you can diagnose the issue or restart the site by taking the following actions:
Check for additional web site related alerts that might have occurred concurrently. These alerts might help better identify the reason why the web site is stopped.
Review the event logs on the managed computer, and correct any underlying problems that might have caused the web site to stop unexpectedly.
Use the following task to attempt to restart the web site.
Start IIS Web Site