Supporting Messaging Clients

Monitor Service Activity

You can use Performance Monitor in Windows 2000 to monitor NNTP Service. The performance counters for NNTP Service included with Performance Monitor enable you to build charts and reports that show critical performance data. In addition to charts and reports, you can define alerts to notify you when monitored values exceed thresholds that you specify. For more information, see the Performance Monitor documentation provided with Windows 2000.

To monitor service activity:

  1. Start Performance
    On the Start menu, point to Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Performance.
  2. Expand Performance Logs and Alerts, and then click Counter Logs.
  3. In the details pane, right-click empty space, and then click New Log Settings.
  4. In Name, type a name for the log, and then click OK.
  5. On the General tab, click Add.
  6. In Performance Object, select NNTP Commands.
  7. Use the following performance counters for information about logon failures:
  8. Tip   If high numbers of logon failures occur, this can indicate that unauthorized users are trying to gain access to your news site, or an indication of server performance.

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Windows 2000 Performance Monitor