Applications or appliances that observe machines, systems and networks to find problems and notify administrators.
Monitoring systems Observe...
- Network Infrastucture (1),(2)
- Machines, (servers, desktops, IoT)
- Services (1),(2),(3), (4), (5), (6), (7)
- Applications (1),(2)
- (Can be used to notify business users of events in the business based on the value of an SQL query)
- Filesystems (1),(2)
These agents or scans can reveal problems with the things they observe.
When such a problem is found, an administrator can be notified, enabling administrators to intervene and solve these problems quickly.
Examples of Monitoring Software Include:
- Agent Based
- ABRA Alerts