Monitors Active Directory and alerts when issues arise.
Monitors changes in Active Directory and alerts you about new, modified, and deleted computers and users. It can alert you about locked out, expired, and disabled user accounts. It can also watch AD groups that you specify and alert you if items are added or removed from the groups.
Enter the distinguished name for the base of the Active Directory search.
Choose the level of alert you'll receive if the event monitor cannot contact your network device.
This event monitor provides the following options:
Use this option to receive alerts when new user accounts are created.
Use this option to be notified when any user account is modified.
Use this option to receive alerts if a user account is deleted.
Use this option to be notified about locked-out accounts.
Use this option to generate alerts based on how long it's been since a user has logged in.
Use this option to be alerted if any user account expires.
Use this option to receive alerts when user accounts are disabled.
This option lets you receive alerts only about a particular group of users, ignoring all others.
This option lets you specify user accounts to ignore individuals.
Check this box to ignore all disabled accounts.
Check this box to ignore all contact objects.
Check this box to ignore all accounts that never logged in after creation.
This section of the event monitor options has tools that let you check a specific Active Directory group exclusively.
This option lets you enter the name of the group the event monitor should check.
This option lets you receive alerts every time a new member is added to your group.
Use this option to be notified if members of your group are modified.
This option lets you know if members are removed from your group.
Use this option to receive notifications when new computers are added to your group.
Use this option to be alerted when computers in your group are modified.
This option alerts you when computers that are in your group are deleted.
The account used for authentication must have permission to search the Users and Computers sections of Active Directory if those monitoring options have been selected. If the option to check group membership is selected, the account must have permission to search the group.
This event monitor generates the following data points:
|Detected Computers||The total number of computers detected by the event monitor.|
|Deleted Users||The number of deleted users as found by the event monitor's last run.|
|Disabled Accounts||The number of disabled accounts present.|
|Event Monitor Success/Failure||The event monitor's success state or failure state.|
|Expired Accounts||The number of expired accounts present.|
|Locked Out Accounts||The number of locked out accounts present.|
|Modified Accounts||The number of accounts that have been modified.|
|Modified Computers||The number of computers that have been modified.|
|Modified Members||The number of members that have been modified.|
|New Computers||The number of new computers added.|
|New Users||The number of new users added.|
|Removed Users||The number of removed users.|
|Stale Accounts||The number of stale accounts detected.|
|Users Added||The total number of users added.|
To view the tutorial for this event monitor, click here.
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