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4 Monitoring of Windows Services

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions how to setup monitoring of Windows services. It is assumed that ZABBIX server and ZABBIX agent are configured and operational.

Step 1

Get service name

You can get that name by going to the services mmc and bring up the properties of the service you want to monitor it's up/down status. In the General tab you should see a field called Service name. The value that follows that you put in the brackets above. For example, if I wanted to monitor the "workstation" service then my service would be lanmanworkstation.

Step 2

Add item for monitoring of the service

Add item with a key service_state[lanmanworkstation], value type Integer, value mapping Windows service state.