Basic Service Monitor

Microsoft.Windows.CheckNTServiceStateMonitorType (UnitMonitorType)

A two state monitor that uses WMI to check the state of the specified Windows service. The monitor will be unhealthy when the service is not running and has been set to start automatically.

Element properties:

RunAsDefault
AccessibilityPublic
Support Monitor RecalculateTrue

Member Modules:

ID Module Type TypeId RunAs 
DS DataSource Microsoft.Windows.Win32ServiceInformationProvider Default
Probe ProbeAction Microsoft.Windows.Win32ServiceInformationProbe Default
ServiceNotRunning ConditionDetection System.ExpressionFilter Default
ServiceRunning ConditionDetection System.ExpressionFilter Default

Overrideable Parameters:

IDParameterTypeSelectorDisplay NameDescription
CheckStartupTypestring$Config/CheckStartupType$Alert only if service startup type is automaticThis may only be set to 'true' or 'false'. If set to 'false', then alerts will be triggered no matter what the startup type is set to. Default is 'true'.

Source Code:

<UnitMonitorType ID="Microsoft.Windows.CheckNTServiceStateMonitorType" Accessibility="Public">
<MonitorTypeStates>
<MonitorTypeState ID="Running"/>
<MonitorTypeState ID="NotRunning"/>
</MonitorTypeStates>
<Configuration>
<xsd:element name="ComputerName" type="xsd:string"/>
<xsd:element name="ServiceName" type="xsd:string"/>
<xsd:element name="CheckStartupType" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1" type="xsd:string"/>
</Configuration>
<OverrideableParameters>
<OverrideableParameter ID="CheckStartupType" Selector="$Config/CheckStartupType$" ParameterType="string"/>
</OverrideableParameters>
<MonitorImplementation>
<MemberModules>
<DataSource ID="DS" TypeID="Microsoft.Windows.Win32ServiceInformationProvider">
<ComputerName>$Config/ComputerName$</ComputerName>
<ServiceName>$Config/ServiceName$</ServiceName>
<Frequency>30</Frequency>
<CheckStartupType>$Config/CheckStartupType$</CheckStartupType>
</DataSource>
<ProbeAction ID="Probe" TypeID="Microsoft.Windows.Win32ServiceInformationProbe">
<ComputerName>$Config/ComputerName$</ComputerName>
<ServiceName>$Config/ServiceName$</ServiceName>
</ProbeAction>
<ConditionDetection ID="ServiceRunning" TypeID="System!System.ExpressionFilter">
<Expression>
<Or>
<Expression>
<And>
<Expression>
<SimpleExpression>
<ValueExpression>
<Value Type="String">$Config/CheckStartupType$</Value>
</ValueExpression>
<Operator>NotEqual</Operator>
<ValueExpression>
<Value Type="String">false</Value>
</ValueExpression>
</SimpleExpression>
</Expression>
<Expression>
<SimpleExpression>
<ValueExpression>
<XPathQuery Type="Integer">Property[@Name='StartMode']</XPathQuery>
</ValueExpression>
<Operator>NotEqual</Operator>
<ValueExpression>
<Value Type="Integer">2</Value>
</ValueExpression>
</SimpleExpression>
</Expression>
</And>
</Expression>
<Expression>
<SimpleExpression>
<ValueExpression>
<XPathQuery Type="Integer">Property[@Name='State']</XPathQuery>
</ValueExpression>
<Operator>Equal</Operator>
<ValueExpression>
<Value Type="Integer">4</Value>
</ValueExpression>
</SimpleExpression>
</Expression>
</Or>
</Expression>
</ConditionDetection>
<ConditionDetection ID="ServiceNotRunning" TypeID="System!System.ExpressionFilter">
<Expression>
<And>
<Expression>
<Or>
<Expression>
<SimpleExpression>
<ValueExpression>
<XPathQuery Type="Integer">Property[@Name='StartMode']</XPathQuery>
</ValueExpression>
<Operator>Equal</Operator>
<ValueExpression>
<Value Type="Integer">2</Value>
</ValueExpression>
</SimpleExpression>
</Expression>
<Expression>
<And>
<Expression>
<SimpleExpression>
<ValueExpression>
<Value Type="String">$Config/CheckStartupType$</Value>
</ValueExpression>
<Operator>Equal</Operator>
<ValueExpression>
<Value Type="String">false</Value>
</ValueExpression>
</SimpleExpression>
</Expression>
<Expression>
<SimpleExpression>
<ValueExpression>
<XPathQuery Type="Integer">Property[@Name='StartMode']</XPathQuery>
</ValueExpression>
<Operator>NotEqual</Operator>
<ValueExpression>
<Value Type="Integer">2</Value>
</ValueExpression>
</SimpleExpression>
</Expression>
</And>
</Expression>
</Or>
</Expression>
<Expression>
<SimpleExpression>
<ValueExpression>
<XPathQuery Type="Integer">Property[@Name='State']</XPathQuery>
</ValueExpression>
<Operator>NotEqual</Operator>
<ValueExpression>
<Value Type="Integer">4</Value>
</ValueExpression>
</SimpleExpression>
</Expression>
</And>
</Expression>
<SuppressionSettings>
<MatchCount>2</MatchCount>
</SuppressionSettings>
</ConditionDetection>
</MemberModules>
<RegularDetections>
<RegularDetection MonitorTypeStateID="Running">
<Node ID="ServiceRunning">
<Node ID="DS"/>
</Node>
</RegularDetection>
<RegularDetection MonitorTypeStateID="NotRunning">
<Node ID="ServiceNotRunning">
<Node ID="DS"/>
</Node>
</RegularDetection>
</RegularDetections>
<OnDemandDetections>
<OnDemandDetection MonitorTypeStateID="Running">
<Node ID="ServiceRunning">
<Node ID="Probe"/>
</Node>
</OnDemandDetection>
<OnDemandDetection MonitorTypeStateID="NotRunning">
<Node ID="ServiceNotRunning">
<Node ID="Probe"/>
</Node>
</OnDemandDetection>
</OnDemandDetections>
</MonitorImplementation>
</UnitMonitorType>